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Information about Mycophenolate mofetil
Mycophenolate mofetil Uses
Mycophenolate mofetil is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.
How Mycophenolate mofetil works
Mycophenolate mofetil is an immunosuppressant. It reduces the action of body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
Common side effects of Mycophenolate mofetil
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Headache, High blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count, Low blood platelets, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Depression, Infection, Increased white blood cell count, Increased glucose level in blood, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dizziness, Tremors, Tachycardia, Shortness of breath, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Increased liver enzymes, Rash, Increased blood urea, Increased creatinine level in blood, Weakness, Edema (swelling)
Available Medicine for Mycophenolate mofetil
MyceptPanacea Biotec Ltd
₹301 to ₹60504 variant(s)
CellceptRoche Products India Pvt Ltd
₹333 to ₹97254 variant(s)
MycofitIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹520 to ₹8642 variant(s)
ImmutilLa Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
MofetylRPG Life Sciences Ltd
₹379 to ₹8192 variant(s)
MyotecUnited Biotech Pvt Ltd
MycotilVhb Life Sciences Inc
Expert advice for Mycophenolate mofetil
- Your doctor has prescribed Mycophenolate mofetil to stop your body from rejecting a transplanted organ (e.g. kidney, heart or liver).
- It may take 6 to 12 weeks for Mycophenolate mofetil to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
- 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. Consult your doctor immediately if you develop a sore throat, high temperature, any other signs of infections.
- It may cause birth defects so birth control is required in females with reproductive potential.
- 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.