Mercaptopurine 50mg Tabs

Mercaptopurine 50mg Tabs

Brand Name: 6-MP
Generic Name: Mercaptopurine 50mg
Contents: Mercaptopurine 50mg
Form: Tablets
Manufacturer Zydus Biogen
Strength: 50mg

It is used to treat leukemia, pediatric non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, polycythemia vera,psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis).
6-MP ribonucleotide inhibits purine nucleotide synthesis and metabolism. This alters the synthesis and function of RNA and DNA. Mercaptopurine interferes with nucleotide interconversion and glycoprotein synthesis.