Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Updated: Jun 21, 2018
  • Author: Alan Snyder; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Immunosuppressants

These agents inhibit key factors that mediate immune reactions, which, in turn, decrease inflammatory responses.

Azathioprine (Imuran, Azasan)

Azathioprine antagonizes purine metabolism and inhibits the synthesis of DNA, ribonucleic acid (RNA), and proteins. It may decrease the proliferation of immune cells, which results in lower autoimmune activity.


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