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CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil):

Major

Mycophenolate (Includes CellCept) ↔ neutropenia

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Neutropenia

Severe neutropenia has occurred in up to 2% of patients administered mycophenolate. Therapy with mycophenolate should be administered cautiously in patients with or predisposed to neutropenia. Mycophenolate should be discontinued or the dose reduced in patients who develop neutropenia (absolute neutrophil count <1300/mm3). Clinical monitoring of hematopoietic function is recommended. Complete blood counts should be performed weekly during the first month, two times a month during the second and third months, and monthly for the remainder of the first year of treatment.

References

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  2. Taylor DO, Ensley RD, Olsen SL, Dunn D, Renlund DG "Mycophenolate mofetil (RS-61443): preclinical, clinical, and three- year experience in heart transplantation." J Heart Lung Transplant 13 (1994): 571-82
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CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) drug interactions

There are 410 drug interactions with CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil)

CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil)

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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