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    Tablets

    50 X 500 mg

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    Dosage

    Usual dosage: The dosage and treatment regimen will be determined by the doctor only.
    The dosage depends on the type of transplantation you have had. The usual dosages are provided below.
    The treatment will continue for as long as necessary to prevent your body from rejecting the transplanted organ.
    Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
    Kidney transplant
    Adults:
    ∙ The first dose is given within 3 days of the transplantation.
    ∙ The daily dosage is 2 grams Mycophenolate Teva, divided into two separate doses: 1 gram in the morning and 1 gram in the evening.
    Children (aged 2 to 18 years):
    ∙ The dosage depends on the size of the child.
    ∙ The attending doctor will determine the most appropriate dosage, according to the height and weight of your child.
    Heart transplant
    Adults:
    ∙ The first dose is given within 5 days of the transplantation.
    ∙ The daily dosage is 3 grams Mycophenolate Teva, divided into two separate doses: 1.5 grams in the morning and 1.5 grams in the evening.
    Children:
    ∙ There is no information regarding administration of Mycophenolate Teva to children after a heart transplant.
    Liver transplant
    Adults:
    ∙ The first dose of Mycophenolate Teva will be given to you at least 4 days after the transplantation and when you are able to swallow medicines.
    ∙ The daily dosage is 3 grams of Mycophenolate Teva, divided into two separate doses: 1.5 grams in the morning and 1.5 grams in the evening.
    Children:
    ∙ There is no information regarding administration of Mycophenolate Teva to children after a liver transplant.
    How to use the medicine: Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water.
    Do not chew, break or crush the tablets. Do not halve the tablets.


    Indications

    Mycophenolate Teva is used, in combination with cyclosporin and corticosteroids, to prevent implant rejection in kidney, heart or liver transplant patients.


    Contra-Indications

    Do not use the medicine if:
    ∙ You are sensitive (allergic) to mycophenolate mofetil, to mycophenolic acid, or to any of the additional ingredients contained in the medicine (for the list of inactive ingredients.
    ∙ You are a woman of child-bearing age and you have not undergone a negative pregnancy test before receiving the first prescription of Mycophenolate Teva, as mycophenolate causes miscarriages and birth defects.
    ∙ You are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or think you are pregnant.
    ∙ You are a woman of child-bearing age and you do not use effective contraceptive methods.
    ∙ If you are breastfeeding.
    Do not take this medicine if any of the abovementioned conditions apply to you.
    If you are not sure, refer to your attending doctor or pharmacist before taking Mycophenolate Teva.


    Manufacturer
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Israel
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