How Well It Works
Mercaptopurine works well against some ALL, CML, and a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma called lymphoblastic lymphoma.Reference 1 It sometimes works well in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis that has not responded to other drugs.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: December 17, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology