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Brand name: Mycophenolate (AN) TM

Active ingredients: mycophenolate

What it is used for

Prophylaxis of solid organ rejection in adults receiving allogeneic organ transplants. Prophylaxis of organ rejection in paediatric patients (with a body surface area > 1.5 m2) receiving allogeneic renal transplants.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Purple colored, capsule shaped, biconvex, film coated tablets debossed 'AHI' on one side and '500' on other side.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient mycophenolate

  • Do not take calcium, aluminium, magnesium or iron supplements within 2 hours of taking this medication.
  • Take on empty stomach: 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2019. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient mycophenolate

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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