The Pennine Acute Hospitals
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8 Malignant disease and immunosuppression
08-02-01 Antiproliferative immunosuppressants

Azathioprine
Formulary
Tablets
Injection


Red Traffic Light  Red if there is no shared care protocol (licensed indications only)

Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocols
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can mothers breast feed while taking azathioprine?
 

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Mycophenolate Mofetil
Formulary
Capsules
Tablets
Oral suspension

note All new patients commenced on mycophenolate mofetil should be commenced on a "branded generic" preparation.
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Contraception advice for male patients
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Pregnancy prevention advice
Link  NICE TA481: Immunosuppressive therapy for renal transplantation in adults
Link  NICE TA99: Immunosuppressive therapy for renal transplantation in children and adolescents
 

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Mycophenolic Acid Myfortic®
Formulary
Gastro-resistant tablets

note Mycophenolate and mycophenolic acid are not interchangeable. Patients on Myfortic® must remain on Myfortic®.
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Contraception advice for male patients
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Pregnancy prevention advice
 

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Mycophenolic Acid Myfortic®
Formulary
Gastro-resistant tablets

note Mycophenolate and mycophenolic acid are not interchangeable. Patients on Myfortic® must remain on Myfortic®.

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