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Mycolat (Mycophenolate Mofetil)
        This medication is available in 250mg oral
        capsules and 500mg oral tablets. Take Mycolat
        in two divided doses, at the same time each day,
        twelve hours apart. Possible side effects of this
        medication include: diarrhoea, vomiting or
        nausea (diarrhoea associated with Mycolat
        mainly improves after 2-3 weeks), abdominal
        pain, decreased white cell count and platelets. Report any signs of bruising or bleeding to your doctor.

                                        Myfortic (Mycophenolic Acid)
                                        This medication is available in 180mg and 360mg oral tablets, which are
                                        enteri-coated. This medication works in a very similar way to Mycolat and
                                        has similar side-effects.


                                          Women who want to become pregnant will need to come
                                             off Mycolat or Myfortic and use a different medicine
                                                 BEFORE they even plan to become pregnant.





                                                                Imuran (Azathioprine)
                                                                This medication is available in 25mg and
                                                                50mg oral tablets. Take this medication, at
                                                                the same time every day, with food. Some
                                                                side effects include: nausea or vomiting, low
                                                                white blood cell and platelet count. You will
                                                                be monitored very carefully to detect any
                                                                complications.




                               Neoral and Sandimmun (Cyclosporine)
                               This medication is available in soft gelatine capsules in 25mg, 50mg and 100mg
                               doses. An oral solution is also available. Grapefruit and grapefruit juice will interact
                               with Cyclosporine and must be avoided. Side-effects of this medication include:
                               hypertension, increased hair growth, enlarged gums, tremors, high potassium levels
                               and elevated blood sugars.







                                                                   Rapamune (Sirolimus)
                                                                   This medication is available in 1mg and 2mg
                                                                   tablets. Grapefruit and grapefruit juice will
                                                                   interact with Sirolumus and must be avoided.
                                                                   Side-effects of this medication include: high
                                                                   cholesterol, hypertension, rash or acne,
                                                                   mouth ulcers, bone pain, respiratory
                                                                   problems and delayed wound healing.





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