MMF 500 mg 10 Tablet

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: Ipca Laboratories Limited


Drug classification:

Immunomodulators, Immunosuppressants


What is this used for:

  • Prevention of transplant rejection
  • Allogenic renal, cardiac or hepatic transplantation


When to not take this medicine:

  •  Hypersensitivity/Allergy to this medicine or ingredients present along with it
  •  Liver disease
  •  Kidney disease
  •  Metabolic acidosis 


How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine works by reducing the action of the immune system within the body


Side effects

  • Anxiety (Less common)
  • Low white blood cell counts 
  • Nausea and vomiting (Less common)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Fatty stools
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Excessive weight loss
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Wheezing
  • Chest tightness
  • Itching


Pregnancy warning: Category D

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Abacavir-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the serum levels of the medicine and cause side effects.Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Cyclosporin - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the serum levels of the medicine and cause side effects.Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Azathioprine-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the serum levels of the medicine and cause side effects.Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Baclofen-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the serum levels of the medicine and cause side effects.Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions: N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. Care must be taken for individuals receiving this medicine as this medicine may cause an increased risk of developing a cancer
  2. Long term use of this medicine may in increase the risk of developing bacterial and fungal infections.
  3. Long term use of this medicine may increase the risk of developing blood related disorders like leukopenia, neutropenia, etc.
  4. Use of this medicine may increase digestive issues.
  5. Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects like blistering or peeling of the skin, itching, swelling of the eyes, face, lip, mouth, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness, rash on cheeks or arms, etc.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children


References:

1. Mycophenolate mofetil 500mg Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 9 November 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/5955/smpc#gref

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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