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Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Immune Suppressant Cellcept Children

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - What is it for

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension cause?

Before taking Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension, what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension?

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - Dosage and How to Use

How should Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension be used?

1. Shake the closed bottle well for about 5 seconds before each use.

2. Take off the child safety bottle cap.

3. Take the dispenser and push the plunger completely down toward the tip of the dispenser.

4. Then put the tip of the dispenser firmly into the opening of the bottle adapter.

5. Turn the whole thing upside down (bottle and dispenser – refer picture below).

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6. Pull the plunger out slowly.

  • Keep pulling it out until the desired amount of medicine is in the dispenser.

​7. Turn the whole thing back round the right way.

  • ​​Holding onto the body of t​he dispenser, carefully pull the dispenser out of the bottle adapter.​ The bottle adapter should stay in the bottle.
  • Put the end of the dispenser directly into your mouth and swallow the medicine.
  • Do not mix the medicine with any other liquid when you swallow it. Close the bottle with the child safety bottle cap after each use.
  • Immediately after use, take the dispenser to pieces and rinse it under running tap water. Allow it to dry in the air before using it again. ​

Note: Original syringes/dispensers from the bottle should be used; however if additional syringes are required, the Neomed oral syringes are compatible with the bottle adapter. ​

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - Handling

How should I handle Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension safely?

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - Storage

How should I store Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.;#

How should I dispose of Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension safely?

Mycophenolate should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Consult your pharmacist or specialty nurse on disposal measures for unused medicines. You may bring the unused medicines to the pharmacy or clinic for proper disposal.

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension - Additional Information

​This leaflet illustrates the proper method of administering Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Suspension.

Please refer to the separate patient information leaflet for general information on mycophenolate.

  • Updated on Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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