What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Mycophenolate Mofetil to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: USE DURING FIRST TRIMESTER IS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY LOSS.

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: CONTRAINDICATED PER BRIGGS, INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Geriatrics may be at increased risk for tissue invasive CMV disease. Gastrointestinal-Possible increased risk for GI hemorrhage. Pulmonary-Possible increased risk for pulmonary edema.

Giving Mycophenolate Mofetil to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Increased rate of infection, leukopenia, anemia. Rare risk of lymphoproliferative disease reported possibly related to overall immunosuppression.

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