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Imuran Pregnancy


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Is Imuran (Azathioprine) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is D. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Imuran (Azathioprine) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

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  • Risks
  • Imuran (Azathioprine) has been known to cause a decrease in the amount, and quality of sperm temporarily. It has also been known to cause harm to the fetus. For these reasons, it is important to use medically acceptable forms of contraception while receiving Imuran (Azathioprine). In certain conditions however, the benefits of taking Imuran (Azathioprine) outweigh the risks, and pregnant women should continue taking it.
Source: FDA package insert