Azathioprine (Imuran) as a Lupus Treatment
What Is Imuran? Azathioprine, sold under the brand name Imuran, is an immunosuppressant. Immunosuppressants are a class of medications that decrease the activity of the body’s immune system. Azathioprine is used with other medications to prevent transplant rejection in people who received…
Affording Expensive Lupus Medications
The pain and fatigue of lupus doesn't just take a toll on your body. Expensive medications can hurt your wallet. Out-of-pocket costs for medications and uncovered portions of clinical visits can be a major headache -- and cause some people…
New Lupus Drugs In Development
What is Pharma doing about Lupus? Treating lupus is complicated and usually unique to the individual. From prednisone and Plaquenil to cancer drugs like Methotrexate, finding a drug that manages lupus symptoms can sometimes seem more like trial and error than a science.…
Community Poll: What Medications Have You Tried To Manage Lupus
There are many medications that are prescribed, or are available over the counter, to help manage lupus symptoms. What medications have you tried -- and which have been effective for you? Answer the poll below! Day-to-Day Living Managing Energy, The…
Lupus Treatment Team
Fatigue, photosensitivity, joint pain... With such diverse symptoms, treating lupus can be difficult. Because of this variability, it is essential to work with your health team to ensure that the treatment methods work for your specific condition. Combinations of medications…