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Emcept 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Emcept 500mg Tablet

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MRP
801.35
₹80.14/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Emcept Tablet

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Emcept Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

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How to use Emcept Tablet

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.

How Emcept Tablet works

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

Expert advice for Emcept Tablet

  • Can be taken with or without food.
  • Should not be taken at the same time as antacids as they can interfere with its effects.
  • May cause birth defects so birth control is required in females with reproductive potential.
  • Emcept 500mg Tablet may also increase the risk of infection. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illnesses.
  • Protect yourself from direct sunlight by wearing protective clothing and applying a sunscreen with a high sun protection factor (SPF).
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Emcept Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Emcept Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
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.
Driving
SAFE
Emcept 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
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.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Emcept 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Emcept Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Mycophenolate mofetil

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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Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P, Kamrab
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Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior, Biovac A
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Medicines with composition Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: Prevenar 7, Pneumo 23, Pulmovax, Pneumovax 23, Synflorix
Emcept with Diphtheria Toxoid
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Medicines with composition Diphtheria Toxoid: Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis
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Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix, RotaTeq, Rotavac, Rotasure
Medicines with composition Vi Capsular Polysaccharide Of Salmonella Typhi: Biovac, Enteroshield
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Medicines with composition Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine: HiBE
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Medicines with composition Purified Vi Ploysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine: Typbar TCV, Biovac Typhoid, Shantyph
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Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab, Carig, Zyrig, AbhayRIG
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Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab, Xprab, Berab, Rabivax S, Verorab, Abhayrab
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Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S, VaxiFlu
Emcept with Mercaptopurine
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Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
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Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac, Humogen-BCG
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Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev, Jenvac, JE-Shield
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Medicines with composition Measles Vaccine (Live): Abhay M, Measles, M-Vac
Emcept with Tetanus Toxoid
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Medicines with composition Tetanus Toxoid: Tetanus, Tetvac, Betatnus, Silt Hibpro, Igantet, Tetig, Hiberix, Abhay-TOX, BE tt, BioHib, Beats, Hib Pro, TT, Shan TT
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Medicines with composition Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: HB Vac, Tafvac-B
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Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
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Medicines with composition Yellow fever virus (live, attenuated): Stamaril
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Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std, Varivax, Variped, Zostavax, Nexipox, Zuvicella, Varilrix
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Medicines with composition Salmonella Typhi Vaccine: VacTyph, Peda Typh, Typho VI, Typherix, Typhim Vi, Bio Typh
Emcept with Polio Vaccine
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Medicines with composition Polio Vaccine: Biopolio B1/3, Oral Polio, Polio Vvm, Opv
Emcept with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Emcept with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, Kemorifa, RF
Emcept with Ganciclovir
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Ganguard, Cytogan, Gavir, Cymevene, Vitravene, Natclovir, Gatlevir
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