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Drug Interactions With Mycophenolate Sodium

Cholestyramine can bind to mycophenolate sodium and decrease the amount of medicine absorbed into the blood, potentially making it less effective. These medications should not be taken together.
Taking denosumab with mycophenolate sodium could increase your risk for potentially serious infections. Talk to your healthcare provider before combining these drugs. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you develop any signs of infection, such as fever, chills, aches and pains, or coughing during treatment with mycophenolate sodium.
Echinacea could decrease the effectiveness of mycophenolate sodium. Do not take these medicines together without your healthcare provider's approval.
Combining leflunomide with mycophenolate sodium may increase your risk for low blood cell counts, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medicines together.
Live Vaccinations
Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving any vaccination during mycophenolate sodium treatment. "Live" vaccines may not work as well in people taking immunosuppressants such as mycophenolate sodium.
Combining mycophenolate sodium with natalizumab may increase your risk for potentially serious infections. Do not take these medicines together unless your healthcare provider tells you otherwise.
Oral Contraceptives
Mycophenolate sodium may make oral contraceptives less effective. Women who use oral contraceptives during treatment with mycophenolate sodium may want to consider using an additional method of birth control.
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