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Mycophenolate Mofetil

Information

Uses

Mycophenolate Mofetil is used in organ transplantation

How it works

Mycophenolate mofetil suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

Common side effects

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

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Expert advice


  • 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

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.


Content on this page was last updated on 21 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)