Drug interactions between mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolic acid
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolic acid - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Mycophenolate mofetil is in the drug class selective immunosuppressants.
- Mycophenolate mofetil is used to treat the following conditions:
- Autoimmune Hepatitis
- Bullous Pemphigoid
- Cogan's Syndrome
- Crohn's Disease
- Evan's Syndrome
- Graft-versus-host disease
- High Cholesterol
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Linear IgA Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Nephrotic Syndrome
- Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Mycophenolic acid is a member of the drug class selective immunosuppressants.
- Mycophenolic acid is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
mycophenolic acid food
Applies to: mycophenolic acid
Take mycophenolic acid on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Food may reduce the absorption of mycophenolic acid. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Do not crush, chew, or cut the tablets. The tablets have a special coating to protect the stomach from irritation.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Immunity modifying agents
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'immunity modifying agents' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'immunity modifying agents' category:
- mycophenolate mofetil
- mycophenolic acid
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.