mycophenolate mofetil (generic name)

It is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted organ.
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision
  • dizziness
  • fever, chills, or any other sign of infection
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

After this medicine is mixed by your pharmacist, store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). You may store in the refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after 60 days.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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