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Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR

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Product introduction

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. It is used with other medicines to prevent your body from rejecting an organ (such as a kidney, heart, or liver) after a transplant. It works by weakening your body’s immune system, so it does not attack the transplanted organ.

The amount of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR you take depends on the type of transplant you have. Follow your doctor’s instructions on this. This medicine may be taken with our without food. Swallow it as a whole, do not crush, chew, break, or open them. Take the medicine regularly to get the most benefit and keep taking it even if you feel well. If you stop taking it, you may increase the chances of rejecting your transplanted organ. The treatment will continue for as long as you need it to prevent rejection.

The most common side effects of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, high blood pressure, and changes in the number of white blood cells. Because it suppresses your immune system, you may catch more infections than usual. There is also an increased risk of developing some cancers for this reason. There is a long list of potential side effects. You should ask your doctor about them and what signs to look out for because some can be serious and need urgent medical attention.

This medicine can cause birth defects and miscarriages so do not take it if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. You should talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any signs of infection, if you have any unexpected bruising or bleeding and if you have ever had a problem with your digestive system. Your doctor also needs to know what other medicines you are taking as there are many which interact with this medicine and affect the way it works. You will have regular tests to check for any changes in the number of your blood cells, inform your doctor if you notice unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, or fever.

Benefits of Mycodapt S Tablet DR

In Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It lowers your immune response and reduces the chance of your body attacking the transplanted organ. Organ rejection happens when your immune system treats the new organ as an invader and attacks it. This medicine may be used in combination with other medicines to suppress the immune system and help your body accept the new organ.

Side effects of Mycodapt S Tablet DR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mycodapt S

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Bacterial infection
  • Fungal infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Anxiety
  • Breathlessness
  • Increased creatinine level in blood
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Acne
  • Muscle pain

How to use Mycodapt S Tablet DR

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. Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mycodapt S Tablet DR works

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is an immunosuppressant. It reduces the action of body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mycodapt S Tablet DR?

If you miss a dose of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR to stop your body from rejecting a transplanted organ (e.g. kidney, heart or liver).
  • Take it  with food to minimize possible side effects like nausea and stomach pain.
  • It makes you more susceptible to getting infections. Avoid contact with people who have an infection and consult your doctor immediately if you develop a sore throat, high temperature or any other signs of infections.
  • It may cause birth defects so birth control is required in females of reproductive age.
  • Protect yourself from direct sunlight by wearing protective clothing and applying a sunscreen with a high sun protection factor (SPF).
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, or fever.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phthalide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS
Action Class
Immunosuppressant- Purine analogs

Patient concerns

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Difficulty in excretory, and rejection of stool.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take triphala churan 1 spoon at night wioth abhyarishtam 20 ml mixed with water
Dear respected sir/madam, my uncle is suffering from alcoholic liver cirrhosis and ascites due to prolonng drinking. Water is accumulated around the belly. Less ddesire to eat anything. Doctor is saying for liver transplant. Could please suggest the best treatment available in allopathy to treat this problem. Thank you very very much.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
liver transplant only, consult in ILBS delhi
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FAQs

Q. Why has my doctor given me Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR after I have had a kidney transplant?

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is an immunosuppressant. Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR has been prescribed to you to help your body accept the donor kidney. It does so by working on the cells of your immune system, which fight with any foreign substance and reject its presence. This helps in making the transplanted organ more acceptable to your body.

Q. Can Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR cause cancer?

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR may increase your chances of certain cancers like skin cancer and lymphoma (cancer of the lymph system). When outside, avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing, and apply sunscreen. Call your doctor if you experience a new skin sore or bump, a change in the size or color of a mole, a brown or black skin lesion (sore) with uneven edges, a sore whose one part does not look like the other, skin changes, sores that do not heal, unexplained fever, tiredness that does not go away, weight loss, or pain or swelling in the neck, groin, or armpits.

Q. Is Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR a steroid or a chemotherapy drug? Can it cause hair loss?

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is neither a steroid nor a chemotherapy medicine. It is an immunosuppressant which means that it acts on your immune system to suppress or weaken it so that your body does not reject the donated organ of another person. Hair loss is a common side effect of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR.

Q. Do I need any special tests while taking Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR?

Since Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR can affect blood count and affect the kidneys and liver, your doctor will ask you to have a blood test before you start the treatment. Once the treatment starts, you will be required to take regular blood tests to check for any changes in the blood. These blood tests will help monitor your response to the medicine and the development of any side effects.

Q. My doctor has asked me to stay away from a person who has chicken pox or shingles. Why?

Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR is an immunosuppressant, which means that it decreases the activity of the immune system. Since your immune system is already weak, if you come in contact with a patient of chicken pox or shingles, you may develop it too. This is the reason that your doctor has advised you to be cautious. Therefore, follow your doctor’s advice and contact your doctor immediately if you get chicken pox or shingles as you may require special treatment.

Q. What precautions should a female follow while taking Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR?

Do not take Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR if you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy. There is a high risk of miscarriage (loss of the pregnancy) during the first 3 months of pregnancy. It may even cause birth defects (problems that are present at birth) in the baby. Therefore, you must use two acceptable forms of birth control together for 4 weeks before you start taking Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR, during the treatment, and for 6 weeks after you stop taking Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR. Your doctor will suggest the two birth control methods which suit you the best. It is important to use a second form of birth control along with birth control pills as Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills.

Q. What precautions should a male follow while taking Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR?

It is recommended that either the man or her partner should use reliable contraception during treatment and for 90 days after the treatment. Men should not donate semen during the therapy or for 90 days following discontinuation of Mycodapt S 360mg Tablet DR.

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