* Mycophenolate mofetil is primarily used for transplant purposes. However, it has also been used to treat certain skin disorders, such as Psoriasis, Dermatitis, and blistering diseases.
Mycophenolate mofetil (Brand name: CellCept) is mostly used in organ transplant. However, it has been proven effective in the treatment of some skin diseases especially where the skin lesions are triggered by lymphocytes, such as bullous dermatoses, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It acts by inhibiting lymphocyte proliferation and antibody production. Specifically, in the dermatological context, it can be used to treat Cutaneous lupus erythematosus, Dermatomyositis, Cutaneous vasculitis, Atopic dermatitis, Chronic photosensitivity dermatitis, Chronic dyshidrotic dermatitis, Blistering diseases, Pemphigus vulgaris, Pemphigus foliaceus, Paraneoplastic pemphigus, Bullous pemphigoid, Linear IgA bullous dermatosis, Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, Lichen planus, Pyoderma gangrenosum, Sarcoidosis, Necrobiosis lipoidica.