Jane S. Ricciuti, RPh, MS

Disclosures

April 22, 2003

In This Article

Immunosuppressive Agents

CellCept
(mycophenolate mofetil hydrochloride) Intravenous/Oral Suspension/Capsules/Tablets

Manufacturer: Hoffman La-Roche, Inc

Drug Approval Classification: Supplemental New Drug Application (Approval Date: 2/28/03)

Adverse Effects: The following statements were added to the "Adverse Reactions" section of the CellCept product labeling:

  • Patients receiving CellCept alone or as part of an immunosuppressive regimen are at increased risk of developing lymphomas and other malignancies, particularly of the skin.

  • All transplant patients are at increased risk of opportunistic infections. The risk increases with total immunosuppressive load.

CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil hydrochloride) Labeling

CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil hydrochloride)

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