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Side Affects of Mercaptopurine

Were you looking for information about Mercaptopurine Side Effects? Side affects of mercaptopurine is a common misspelling of side effects of mercaptopurine.
 
A majority of people who take mercaptopurine (Purinethol®) will experience some type of side effect. Some of the possible reactions include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Because this is an older medication, specific details on how often side effects may occur is unknown.
 
If you develop any signs of infection, unusual bruising, or other potentially serious side effects with mercaptopurine, contact your healthcare provider right away for medical treatment.
 
(For more information, click Mercaptopurine Side Effects. This article offers detailed lists of other possible side effects of this chemotherapy drug, including problems that require urgent medical treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
 
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