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Information about Mycophenolate sodium
Mycophenolate sodium Uses
Mycophenolate sodium is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.
How Mycophenolate sodium works
Mycophenolate sodium 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 sodium
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Abdominal pain, Headache, High blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
Available Medicine for Mycophenolate sodium
MyplatEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MyforticNovartis India Ltd
₹460 to ₹9202 variant(s)
MYElbrit Life Sciences
₹120 to ₹6002 variant(s)
MycograftMedgenix Pharma India Pvt Ltd
₹499 to ₹8993 variant(s)
Imofetil SEast West Pharma
Ceptimmun SHospimax Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Myject SSeptalyst Lifesciences Pvt.Ltd.
Keycept SAnthem Biopharma
Myphen-SMediart Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
Nephro Mmf SNephrostar Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Expert advice for Mycophenolate sodium
- Your doctor has prescribed Mycophenolate sodium to stop your body from rejecting a transplanted organ (e.g. kidney, heart or liver).
- It may take 6 to 12 weeks for Mycophenolate sodium 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 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.