Medicine Overview of Emcept Tablet
Emcept 500mg Tablet is used for prevention of kidney transplant rejection.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Emcept 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Emcept 500mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. It reduces the action of body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
In Depth Information on Emcept Tablet
Emcept Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emcept 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Emcept 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Emcept 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Emcept 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emcept 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Emcept 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Emcept Tablet
No. Emcept is not a steroid drug
Emcept is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Emcept may cause death of immune cells and it also causes certain types of skin cancers. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Emcept with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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