Mycophenolate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Mycophenolate?

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• This medicine is used to prevent rejection after organ transplant.

• This medicine is used to treat psoriasis.

• This medicine is used to treat lupus.

• This medicine is used to treat uveitis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Do not take antacids, cholestyramine, colestipol, or iron within 2 hours of this medicine.

• The risk of cancer is higher after using this medicine.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• There is a risk of...

 
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