INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
I take mycophenolate, what do I need to know and do? Click an item below to expand details.
Understanding the increased risks of taking mycophenolate during pregnancy

If you are a girl or woman who can get pregnant, your doctor will talk with you about the increased risks of mycophenolate during pregnancy.

You need to learn about the following risks of mycophenolate in pregnancy:

  • Higher risk of miscarriage during the first 3 months.
  • Higher risk that the baby may be born with the birth defects:
    • Defects of the ears
    • Cleft lip or cleft palate
    • Defects of the arms, legs, heart, esophagus, kidney, and nervous system
Click here to see complete patient information in the Patient Information Brochure: What You Need To Know About Mycophenolate

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