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Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Immune Suppressant Cancer-related, Children, Adult

Mercaptopurine - What is it for

Mercaptopurine is an anticancer medication used in the treatment of leukemia.

It works by interfering with the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) production, hence impeding the growth of leukemic cells.

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