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MYCEPT 500 MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 952.60 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for MYCEPT

Mycophenolate Mofetil(500 mg)

food interaction for MYCEPT

alcohol interaction for MYCEPT

pregnancy interaction for MYCEPT

lactation interaction for MYCEPT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mycept 500 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mycept 500 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MYCEPT

Mycophenolate Mofetil(500 mg)

Uses

Mycept 500 mg tablet is used in organ transplantation.

How it works

Mycept 500 mg tablet belongs to a group of medicines called as immunosuppressant. It acts by inhibiting DNA synthesis in immune cells thus preventing the immune system from attacking the new organ or tissue and helps in avoiding organ transplant rejection.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pneumonia, Abdominal pain, Abnormal blood cell count, Agitation, Anemia, Confusion, Increased blood pressure, Decreased blood pressure, Depression, Diarrhoea, Viral infection, Fungal infection, Gastritis, Increased cholesterol level in blood, Respiratory tract infection, Skin cancer, Skin infection, Urinary tract infection, Vomiting

Common Dosage for MYCEPT 500 MG TABLET

Patients taking MYCEPT 500 MG TABLET

  • 50%
    Twice A Day
  • 31%
    Thrice A Day
  • 16%
    Once A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for MYCEPT

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  • MMF 500MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 59.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 598
    save 37% more per tablet
  • RENODAPT 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Biocon
    Rs. 92.29/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 922.90
    save 3% more per tablet
  • MOFILET 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 76.93/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 769.30
    save 19% more per tablet
  • MYCOFIT 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 106.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 1065
    pay 12% more per tablet
  • MOFETYL 500MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    RPG Life Sciences Ltd
    Rs. 71.13/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 711.31
    save 25% more per tablet

Expert advice for MYCEPT


  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Avoid using mycophenolate mofetil if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Take special precautions while taking mycophenolate mofetil if you have signs of infection (fever or sore throat), bleeding or bruising problems, or problems with the digestive system (ulcers).
  • Use an effective method of contraception before, during, and 6 weeks after taking this drug.
  • Exercise caution when stepping out in the sun while taking the medicine. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen lotion to protect yourself from skin cancer.

Frequently asked questions for MYCEPT

Mycophenolate Mofetil

Q.Is mycophenolate mofetil a steroid drug?
No. Mycophenolate mofetil is not a steroid drug

Q.Is mycophenolate mofetil safe?
Mycophenolate mofetil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is mycophenolate mofetil cytotoxic?
Yes. Mycophenolate mofetil 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)