Myfortic

Active Ingredient(s): Mycophenolate
FDA Approved: * February 27, 2004
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Immunosuppressive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Myfortic Overview

Mycophenolic acid, also called mycophenolate[3], is an immunosuppressant drug used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation. It was initially marketed as the prodrug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to improve oral bioavailability. More recently, the salt mycophenolate sodium has also been introduced. Mycophenolate mofetil is marketed under the trade name CellCept and mycophenolate sodium as Myfortic. Discovered by an Italian medical scientist Bartolomeo Gosio in 1893, mycophe...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CellCept

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I have been on Myfortic for a year to treat auto-immune disorders. There have been days where I will be riddled with tremors and have had my potassium and sodium levels drop to dangerous levels. Has anyone else experienced the uncontrollable shaking? Is it related to the Myfortic? Is there anything I can do next time it happens so I don't have to go to the ER? ## Myfortic contains the active ingredient Mycophenolic Acid, it is used for immune suppression. Have you consulted your regular doctor about this? None of these are listed as common side effects of the medication, but there is really no way to say what long-term use may do to any particular person. Has the hospital been able to provide with information on what's causing the problems? You may need to supplement your levels...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mycophenolate
  • Capsule: 250mg
  • Injection: 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 200mg/ml
  • Suspension: 200mg/ml
  • Tablet: 500mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 180mg, 360mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Myfortic: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0385 Myfortic 180 mg Enteric Coated Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0386 Myfortic 360 mg Enteric Coated Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 69189-0385 Myfortic 180 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Mycophenolate or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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