Mylan Launches Generic Myfortic

Mylan announced the launch of Mycophenolic Acid  Delayed-Release Tablets, the generic version of Novartis' Myfortic.

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Mycophenolic Acid is an immunosuppressant indicated for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in adults receiving kidney transplant, and for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in pediatric patients >5 years who are at least 6 months post kidney transplant.

Mycophenolic Acid exhibits a cytostatic effect on T- and B-lymphocytes by inhibiting inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH). Blocking this pathway inhibits de novo guanosine nucleotide synthesis, therefore suppressing T- and B-lymphocyte proliferation.

Mylan's Mycophenolic Acid Delayed-Release Tablets are available in 180mg and 360mg dosage strengths.

For more information call (800) RX-MYLAN or visit Mylan.com

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