Is It Okay to Cut CellCept?

CellCept® (mycophenolate mofetil) is a medicine prescribed after a heart, liver, or kidney transplant to help prevent the body from rejecting the newly transplanted organ. It comes in several forms, including tablets, capsules, an oral liquid suspension, and an intravenous (IV) injection.
 
If your healthcare provider prescribes CellCept tablets, you may find yourself wondering, "Is it okay to cut them?" The answer is no. CellCept tablets should be swallowed whole. They should never be crushed, cut, or chewed.
 
(Click CellCept Dosage for more information on this medication. This full-length article covers a number of topics, such as dosing guidelines for all the different forms, side effects, and what to do in cases of overdose.)
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