Last Update : 01 April, 2015
- This drug is used in serious diseases like SLE, Polymyositis, Vasculitis Etc.
- This drug helps to bring / keep diseases under control by correcting immunological abnormalities. This helps in preventing damage to organs.
- This drug is available in tablet form.
- Dose of this drug is raised slowly to avoid side effects.
- Periodic blood tests are done to monitor blood counts and liver functions.
- Full effect of this drug may come after 6 months.
Inform your doctor if you develop following symptoms on this drug.
- Persistent low grade fever.
- Recurrent oral ulcers.
- Skin Rash.
- Spontaneous bleeding from gums or blood in urine.
- Black tar like sticky stool.