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Cellcept Pregnancy

(Mycophenolate Mofetil)

  • Pill
  • Oral suspension
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Is Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is D. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • If you're interested in becoming pregnant, you need to switch to a different medication since Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) can cause serious birth defects.
  • Tips
  • Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) can hurt or kill a fetus during pregnancy. Females of childbearing age must use two forms of birth control 4 weeks before, during, and 6 weeks after treatment.
  • Risks
  • Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) can cause serious birth defects in a fetus. Don't use Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) while pregnant. If you're considering having a baby, talk to your doctor about alternative medications.
Source: FDA package insert