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

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

  • Higher risk of losing a pregnancy (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 Mycophenolate REMS Patient Brochure: What You Need To Know About Mycophenolate

Do I need to use birth control?
Do I need a pregnancy test?
What if I am thinking about getting pregnant?
What if I get pregnant?

Program Resources and Educational Materials
Your Program Materials:
 
   
Mycophenolate REMS Patient Brochure: What You Need To Know About Mycophenolate
  • For female patients of reproductive potential
  • Helps patients understand the program and how to comply with its requirements
 
 

 
   
Mycophenolate REMS Patient-Prescriber Acknowledgment Form
  • For prescribers to give to female patients of reproductive potential
  • Female patients of reproductive potential must sign this to acknowledge that they will comply with program requirements
  • The Mycophenolate REMS Patient Brochure: What You Need To Know About Mycophenolate also contains a Mycophenolate REMS Patient-Prescriber Acknowledgment form
 
 

 
   
Mycophenolate Pregnancy Registry Frequently Asked Questions for Patients
  • For prescribers to give to female patients of reproductive potential