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Mycophenolic Acid

mycophenolic acid
Mycophenolic acid is used with other medicines to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This medicine is for use in adults and children at least 5 years old. Mycophenolic acid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
mycophenolic acid
DRUG TYPE
selective immunosuppressants

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Frequently Asked Questions

This medicine can cause a miscarriage or birth defects when used during pregnancy. Both men and women should use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy during and shortly after treatment with mycophenolic acid.

Using mycophenolic acid may increase your risk of cancer, serious infections, or kidney transplant failure.

Call your doctor right away if you have symptoms such as: fever, swollen glands, weight loss, vomiting or diarrhea, painful urination, a new skin lesion, any change in your mental state, weakness on one side of your body, or pain near your transplanted kidney.

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