Myphen Products are primarily used for

About Myphen Products

Uses of Myphen Products

Mycophenolate mofetil is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.

Myphen Products side effects


Side Effects of Myphen are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Abdominal pain, Headache, High blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

How Myphen Products work

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.

Patient Concerns about Myphen Products

Frequently asked questions about Myphen Products

Frequently asked questions about Mycophenolate mofetil

Q. Can Myphen 500 Tablet cause cancer?
Myphen 500 Tablet 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 or a sore whose one part does not look like the other, skin changes, sores that do not heal. Also, inform the doctor if you experience unexplained fever, tiredness that does not go away, weight loss, or pain or swelling in the neck, groin, or armpits.
Q. Why has my doctor given me Myphen 500 Tablet after I have had a kidney transplant?
Myphen 500 Tablet is an immunosuppressant. Myphen 500 Tablet has been prescribed to you to help your body accept the donor's 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. How long does Myphen 500 Tablet take to start working?
Myphen 500 Tablet does not start working immediately and may take about 8 to 12 weeks before you see any benefits. To ensure that your condition does not reappear, you may have to keep taking the medicine for several years.
Q. Is Myphen 500 Tablet a steroid or chemotherapy medicine? Can it cause hair loss?
Myphen 500 Tablet 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 Myphen 500 Tablet.
Q. Do I need any special tests while taking Myphen 500 Tablet?
Since Myphen 500 Tablet 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, your doctor will suggest you 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 chickenpox or shingles. Why?
Myphen 500 Tablet 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 chickenpox 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 chickenpox or shingles as you may require special treatment.
Q. What precautions should a female follow while taking Myphen 500 Tablet?
Do not take Myphen 500 Tablet 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 newborn. Therefore, it is advised that you should use two acceptable forms of birth control together for 4 weeks before you start taking Myphen 500 Tablet, during the treatment, and for 6 weeks after you stop taking Myphen 500 Tablet. It is important to use a second form of birth control along with birth control pills as Myphen 500 Tablet may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. Your doctor will suggest the two birth control methods that\ suit you the best.
Q. What precautions should a male follow while taking Myphen 500 Tablet?
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 Myphen 500 Tablet.

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