Limited sampling strategy for the estimation of mycophenolic acid area under the curve in Tunisian renal transplant patients
Publication date: Available online 22 September 2017
Source:Néphrologie & Thérapeutique
Author(s): Emna Gaies, Mouna Ben Sassi, Hanene El Jebari, Nadia Jebabli, Rim Charfi, Ichraf Chokri, Issam Salouage, Anis Klouz, Sameh Trabelsi
Mycophenolate mofetil is a prodrug widely used in renal transplantation to prevent organ rejection. It is hydrolyzed to its active compound mycophenolic acid (MPA). MPA area under the curve (AUC0−12h) is considered the best pharmacokinetic parameter for the estimation of MPA exposition and for prediction of rejection. MPA-AUC requires several blood samples,...