COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JULY 2021
Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Due to the pandemic, shipments may sometimes take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

We offer a shipping guarantee when you place an order with us. If your order does not arrive within 6 weeks from the date it was shipped, we will re-ship your order to you at no additional cost.

Call Center

Our call center hours of operation are 6:00 am – 9:00 pm Central Time on Monday to Friday, and 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Central Time on Saturday and Sunday.

If you are experiencing increased hold times or are calling outside of these hours, please leave us a message or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Due to increased demand on telephone networks worldwide, you may experience some intermittent connection problems. If this happens our agents will call you back.

Our Commitment

If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

We appreciate your business and thank you for your continued support.


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Imuran
(Azathioprine)

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Brand Name Choices

Imuran 50mg
Imuran 50mg

Azathioprine

Manufactured by Pharmacy Retailing

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Imuran 50mg
Imuran 50mg

Azathioprine

Manufactured by Triton Pharma Inc

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

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Generic Choices

Azathioprine 25mg
Azathioprine 25mg

Generic Equivalent of Imuran 25mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Azathioprine 50mg
Azathioprine 50mg

Generic Equivalent of Imuran 50mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Azathioprine 50mg
Azathioprine 50mg

Marketed as Apo-Azathioprine in Canada

Generic Equivalent of Imuran 50mg

Manufactured by Apotex Corporation

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

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What Imuran is and what it is used for

Imuran injection contains a medicine called azathioprine. This belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. These medicines reduce the activity of your body's immune system. Imuran is used to:
• stop your body rejecting an organ transplant
• treat diseases where your immune system reacts against your own body (called autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis). Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you would like any further explanation about these uses.

How to take Imuran

The dose of Imuran you have depends on your illness and how bad it is. The dose also depends on your age, your weight and how well your liver and kidneys are working. Your doctor will explain this to you. To stop your body rejecting an organ transplant On the first day
• the usual dose is up to 5 mg per kg of body weight. For the rest of your treatment
• you will have between 1 and 4 mg per kg of body weight each day. For other conditions At the start of your treatment
• you will have 1 to 3 mg per kg of body weight each day
• your doctor may reduce your dose later.If you have more Imuran than you should Your doctor will give you Imuran so it is unlikely that you will receive too much. If you think you have been given too much or have missed a dose, tell your doctor or nurse.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Imuran can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The following side effects may happen with this medicine: If you notice any of the following serious side effects, talk to your specialist doctor or go to hospital straight away:
• allergic reaction, the signs may include:
•general tiredness, dizziness, feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) or diarrhoea
•high temperature (fever), shivering or chills
•redness of the skin or a skin rash
•pain in the muscles or joints
•changes in the amount and colour of the urine (kidney problems)
•dizziness, confusion, feeling light headed or weak, caused by low blood pressure
• you bruise more easily or notice any unusual bleeding
• you have a high temperature (fever) or other signs of an infection
• you feel extremely tired
• you notice lumps anywhere on your body
• you notice any changes to your skin, for example blisters or peeling
• your health suddenly gets worse
• you come into contact with anyone who is suffering from chickenpox or shingles. If you notice any of the above, stop having Imuran and see a doctor straight away.

Other side effects include:

Very common (affects more than 1 in 10 people)
• infections caused by a virus, fungus or bacteria
• reduction in your bone marrow function, which may make you feel unwell or show up in your blood tests
• low white blood cell level in your blood tests, which may cause an infection.

Common (affects less than 1 in 10 people)
• low blood platelet level, which may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.

Uncommon (affects less than 1 in 100 people)
• low red blood cell level, which may cause you to be tired, get headaches, be short of breath when exercising, feel dizzy and look pale
• inflammation of the pancreas, which may cause you severe upper stomach pain, with feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting)
• liver problems, which may cause pale stools, dark urine, itchiness and yellowing of your skin and eyes.

Rare (affects less than 1 in 1,000 people)
• problems with your blood and bone marrow which may cause weakness, tiredness, paleness, headaches, sore tongue, breathlessness, bruising or infectionsproblems with your bowel leading to diarrhoea, abdominal pain, constipation, feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting)
• hair loss which may get better even though you continue to take Imuran
• severe liver damage which can be life-threatening
• various types of cancers including blood, lymph and skin cancers
• sensitivity to sunlight which can cause skin discolouration or a rash.

Very rare (affects less than 1 in 10,000 people)
• inflammation of your lungs causing breathlessness, cough and a fever. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any other side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist

How to Store Imuran

Do not store above 25°C.
• Protect from light and keep dry.
• Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not use Imuran after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
• Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.