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2010-11-09 19:08:37

In a comparison of treatments for maintaining remission of a certain type of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels), the immunosuppressant mycophenolate mofetil, regarded as an alternative to the drug often used to prevent relapse, azathioprine, was less effective, according to a study that will appear in the December 1 print edition of JAMA. The study is being released early online to coincide with its presentation at the American College of Rheumatology annual scientific meeting....

2009-07-14 12:00:57

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering manufacturers of some immunosuppressant drugs used in kidney transplants to change their labeling. The FDA said the updated labels must reflect an increased risk of infections. The required label changes affect drugs used to help prevent rejection of transplanted organs. The drugs are Rapamune (sirolimus), Sandimmune (cyclosporine), and three generic drugs, Neoral (cyclosporine modified), Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) and Myfortic...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. received final approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for Mycophenolate Mofetil Tablets, 500 mg, and Mycophenolate Mofetil Capsules, 250 mg. Mycophenolate Mofetil is the generic name for Roche's CellCept(R), which is indicated for the prevention of organ rejection in patients receiving...

2009-05-04 11:19:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxane Laboratories, Inc. announced today the launch of its generic for Mycophenolate Mofetil 250mg Capsules and 500mg Tablets by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These products are available in 250mg Capsules Bottles of 100 and 500, 500mg Tablets Bottles of 100 and 500. These products are available for immediate shipment to wholesalers and pharmacies nationwide. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090504/CL10321) Roxane Laboratories'...

2008-06-01 18:00:06

TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The final results of the Spare the Nephron (STN) study, a multicenter trial investigating a novel kidney-sparing treatment protocol using CellCept(R) (mycophenolate mofetil), showed the CellCept-based regimen in combination with sirolimus (SRL) is associated with improved renal function when compared with the CellCept-based regimen in combination with calcineurin inhibitors (CNI). Furthermore, the study showed this improvement without increasing the risk of...


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