Thiopurines in Autoimmune Hepatitis

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Autoimmune Hepatitis, also known as AIH, is usually a lifelong liver condition. It is an autoimmune disorder which means your body’s immune system (the body’s defence against illness) attacks your body’s own cells. Azathioprine & mercaptopurine are part of a group of medications called thiopurines which help to treat this condition. You will only need to take azathioprine or mercaptopurine …

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Please bring your medicines into hospital with you

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What do I have to do?When you are admitted to hospital, please bring all your medicines that you are taking, not just those prescribed by your GP. In an emergency situation, if you forget, please see if a relative or friend can bring them in for you. If this is a planned admission, make sure you have enough medicines for …

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