May 23 2022

Active ingredient: azathioprine

Azathioprine is well absorbed orally and reaches peak blood levels 1 to 2 hours after administration. The drug is well absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and has an oral bioavailability of approximately 60%.

The frequency of gastric disorders may often be reduced by administering the drug in divided doses. It is advisable to administer azathioprine during meals to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.