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Treatment with Azathioprine (Imuran) for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

Azathioprine, also called Imuran, used to be used much more in the 1980s, 1990s. We don't think it is as effective a drug as Methotrexate or Arava or certainly the biologic drugs.
Dr. Stephen Paget, MD, was the Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital For Special Surgery and the Joseph P. Routh Professor of Medicine and Rheumatic Disease at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital for fifteen years and is now the Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.
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