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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 337-338

Overdose of mycophenolate mofetil managed in a secondary care hospital in South India


1 Department of Medicine 4, Christian Medical College, Vellore,Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore,Tamil Nadu, India

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Department of Medicine 4, Christian Medical College, Vellore,Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.132191

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Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is a commonly used immunosuppressive agent and is considered relatively safe with minimal side-effects in therapeutic doses. However, data regarding the effects of an overdose is sparse and therefore, concerns remain regarding its safety. Here, we report the case of a 24-year-old young woman who consumed high dose (10 g) of MMF with suicidal intent. We did not observe any complications related to MMF overdose.






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