Generic Mycophenolate

Not all forms of mycophenolate are available in generic form. At this time, only mycophenolate mofetil has generic versions: 250-mg capsules and 500-mg tablets. The FDA has assigned these generics an "AB" rating, meaning they are considered equivalent to the brand-name medication.

Can I Buy Generic Mycophenolate?

Mycophenolate (CellCept®, Myfortic®) is a prescription medication used to prevent transplant rejection. It belongs to a group of drugs known as immunosuppressants.
 
Mycophenolate comes in two forms: mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) and mycophenolate sodium (Myfortic). Mycophenolate sodium is also sometimes called mycophenolic acid.
 
CellCept is made by F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd., and distributed by Genentech USA, Inc. Myfortic is manufactured by Novartis Pharma Stein AG for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. At this time, only CellCept tablets and capsules are available in generic form.
 

Available Strengths

Generic mycophenolate is available in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Mycophenolate mofetil 250 mg capsules
  • Mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg tablets.
     

Who Makes Generic Mycophenolate?

Generic mycophenolate mofetil capsules are made by several different companies, including but not limited to:
 
  • Sandoz
  • Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA.
     
The generic tablets are also made by several companies, such as:
 
  • Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • Accord Healthcare, Ltd.
  • Mylan, Inc.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals.
     

Mycophenolate Drug Information

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