Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept) Plus Sirolimus (Rapamune) - Increased Acute Rejection In Cardiac Transplant Patients
February 26, 2007
A trial investigating switching heart transplant patients from calcineurin inhibitor plus mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept) to sirolimus (Rapamune) plus mycophenolate mofetil was recently halted. Patients switched to mycophenolate mofetil plus sirolimus had increased grade IIIA acute rejection.
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February 26, 2007; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2009, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.