What is mycophenolic acid?
MPA (Myfortic) is enteric-coated, delayed-release mycophenolate sodium. It comes in 180-mg and 360-mg delayed-release tablets. Dose conversion is 360 mg of Myfortic is equivalent to 500 mg of MMF. Some patients will tolerate Myfortic when they have experienced severe GI side effects with MMF. Cost of 720 mg BID is $280/month for generic; $1000/month for brand name.