You may experience the following side effects while on Mercaptopurine. Tell your doctor if you encounter any of them so that adjustments to your therapy may be made to reduce the occurrence of these side effects where possible. These include
Please inform your doctor if you experience any other side effects or if the side effects become severe and bothersome.
There are some rare but potentially serious side effects that may be experienced when you using Mercaptopurine. These include:
Stop using Mercaptopurine and inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of the potentially serious side effects.
Do not give your child or yourself any other medications or herbal products without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. Some medication or food may reduce its efficacy, or increase incidence of side effects where close monitoring is required. These include: