|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|50 Tablet/s||US$ 2.10||US$ 105.11||
|US Brand Name||Mycophenolate Moftil|
|Generic Name||Mycophenolate Moftil|
Description of the drug:
Mycophenolate Mofetil is related to a group of medicines known for having immunosuppressive agents. This medicine used with other medicines to lower the body's natural immunity in patients who undergo organ transplant surgeries belonging to kidney, heart, or liver.
When a patient undergoes an organ transplant, his or her body's white blood cells will try to eject with the transplanted organ. Mycophenolate works to prevent the white blood cells from the transplanted organ. This drug can weaken your immune system that ultimately decreases the body’s capacity to fight illness or infection. The risk of certain types of cancer like lymphoma may also be increased by this drug.
Indications and Usage:
Mycophenolate Mofetil is available in Renodapt S. usually, it’s taken with the combination of other drugs and it decreases the activity of certain cells in order to combat the risk of organ transplant rejection.
- Recommended dose
The appropriate dose of Mycophenolate Mofetil is decided by a doctor. Its dose depends upon the need to prevent you from rejecting your transplant organ. Under kidney transplant, adults should be given the first dose within 3 days of the transplant operation. Its daily dose is 4 tablets – 2 separate doses in a day.
For children and adolescents (aged 2 to 18 years), its dose depends on their body size. Generally, 600 mg/m2 twice a day is recommended for children. Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets should not be given for kidney transplant patients under 2 years of age.
Adults having undergone heart transplant are given this drug 5 days within the operation (6 tablets should be taken in 2 separate doses every day).
Children and adolescents are not recommended to take this medication with a health transplant or liver transplant.
- Method of Administration
This medicine should always be taken under the supervision of your doctor, and be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments while taking Mycophenolate Mofetil. It’s available in the forms of capsules and tablets, so you can take it orally.
- Missed dose
If you forget or miss to take this medicine at any time, take it as soon as you remember, but do not take a double dose in order to make up for a forgotten dose. Don’t stop taking Mycophenolate mofetil medication unless your doctor permits. If you stop medication before time, then it may increase the chance of rejection of your transplanted organ.
If you have taken an overdose of Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets, then talk to your doctor to understand its consequences. You are not expected to take it in excess amount. MPA and MPAG are usually not rectified by hemodialysis. However, at high MPAG plasma concentration, a small amount of MPAG is removed by increasing excretion of the drug.
Forms and Strengths:
This drug is available in the form of tablets and capsules in the following strength:
- • Mycofit 200 mg
- • Mycofit 500 mg
- • Renodapt S 360 mg
You should not take Mycophenolate Mofetil if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Avoid administration of this drug along with cholestyramine, colestipol, azathioprine, or another medicine that contains mycophenolate or mycophenolic acid. Those who take norfloxacin and metronidazole together, they may experience a rare hereditary deficiency of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyl-transferase (HGPRT), such as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome or Kelley-Seegmiller syndrome.
Warnings and precautions:
There are some important precautions that should be considered before taking Mycophenolate Mofetil. Tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions, such as:
- If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding
- If you have been taking any other medications including herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
- If you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances as well as any other type of herpes infection or cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection
- Tell your doctor if you have any problem with your immune system
- Keep your doctor informed if you have stomach or bowel problems like ulcers or kidney problems
- Regular blood tests may be required for people taking mycophenolate. Such tests may be performed more frequently during the first several months, and then less often with time.
- Tell your doctor about your family history or blood cancer, skin cancer or
There are some possible side effects of Mycophenolate Mofetil drugs, such as:
- Fever, chills, body aches or flu symptoms
- Pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, trouble breathing, fast heart rate
- Bloody, black, or tarry stools
- Blurred vision
- Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
- Painful or difficult urination;
- Chest pain
- Enlargement in abdomen
- Coagulation disorder
- Acute kidney failure, heart arrest
- Extra systole
You will come across some more side effects while browsing for Renodapt S 360 mg online.
It’s recommended that this medicine is not administered concomitantly with azathioprine or other immunosuppressant because both have the potential to cause bone marrow suppression and such concomitant administration has not been studied clinically. There are some antivirals such as acyclovir/Ganciclovir that compete for tubular secretion, further increasing the concentrations of both drugs.
The drug interferes with enterohepatic recirculation like cholestyramine/colestipol, caution should be used in the concomitant administration of such drugs with Mycophenolate Mofetil. Moreover, live attenuated vaccines should be avoided and patients are advised that vaccinations may not be that much effective while the treatment with Mycophenolate Mofetil is going on.
The following medicines are usually not recommended with Mycophenolate Mofetil, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor can tell you what changes in dose or how often are required. Some of these medicines include:
- Magnesium Oxide
- Measles Virus Vaccine, Live
- Adenovirus Vaccine Type 4, Live
- Magnesium Trisilicate
- Activated Charcoal
- Aluminum Carbonate, Basic
- Aluminum Hydroxide
- Aluminum Phosphate
- Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin Vaccine, Live
- Dihydroxyaluminum Sodium Carbonate
- Dihydroxyaluminum Aminoacetate
- Yellow Fever Vaccine
- Varicella Virus Vaccine
Mycophenolate Mofetil is an active ingredient. It acts by decreasing the activity of certain cells that make up part of the immune system to help decrease the risk of organ transplant rejection.
Keep this drug away from children. Ask your doctor how to dispose of it if not in use. Store the medicine at a room temperature, and it can also be stored in the refrigerator. If it’s unused after 60 days, then don’t use it.
Renodapt medicine containing Mycophenolate Mofetil is manufactured by Biocon Limited, an Indian biopharmaceutical company based in Bangalore. You can easily buy Renodapt S 360 mg online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.