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09/02/2010

Question:

I have crohn`s disease and am on purinethol and am trying to quit smoking, i was just wondering if it is okay to take purinethol with the champix and my Dr prescribed me?

Answer:

There are no documented drug interactions between mercaptopurine (Purinethol) and varenicline (Chantix); they are okay to take together. 

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Response by:

Michael  Ganio, PharmD Michael Ganio, PharmD
Clinical Applications Pharmacist
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University