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Your doctor has ordered the drug thioguanine to help treat your illness. The drug can be taken by mouth in tablet form.

This medication is used to treat: This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Thioguanine belongs to a class of medications known as antimetabolites. It resembles a normal cell nutrient needed by cancer cells to grow. The cancer cells take up thioguanine, which then interferes with their growth.

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