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How soon after taking azathioprine will my symptoms improve?

When taken for arthritis, you may not experience symptom relief until two months into treatment. If three months pass with no improvement, you may want to discuss other treatment options with your doctor. When taken for organ transplants, azathioprine does not relieve symptoms so much as to help ensure the organ will not be rejected by the body.

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