Roxette, I'm not taking Imuran anymore, but I was on it for about
2 years. I work in a hospital. I never found Imuran to make me "pick up" any extra viruses. As a matter of fact, I noticed no change. I just made sure to wash my hands often, and used my own pen. Good luck!
Diagnosed with Crohn's March 2006, Fibromyalgia November 2008
Asacol 3 times a day, Remicade 10mg/kg every 4 weeks, Prednisone 12 mg, Miralax as needed, Prevacid 30mg, Vit B12, Slow-FE (Iron), Hydrocortisone enemas as needed
Imuran stopped 9/8/08 (possible Pancreatitis)
Paxil 40mg daily (for Panic disorder)
Xanax .5mg as needed (for anxiety attacks)