Mycophenolate is used in grouping with other medications to keep your body from attacking and rejecting your transplanted organ (such as a kidney, liver, or heart). It belongs to a class of medications called immune suppressants. It works by weakening your body’s defense system (immune system) to aid your body in accepting the new organ as if it were your own.
How to use Mycophenolate Mofetil Tablets I.P. 500 mg
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist prior to starting taking mycophenolate and each time you get a restock. If you have any questions, inquire with your doctor or pharmacist. Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, typically twice daily on an unfilled stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Swallow the medicine whole. Do not crush or masticate. If you are taking the capsules, do not open them prior to swallowing. If the capsule comes apart or if there is dirt from the tablets, evade inhaling the powder or dust, and shun direct contact with the skin or eyes. If contact occurs, wash the exaggerated skin area well with soap and water or rinse your eyes with plain water. Contact your pharmacist for details.
Since this medicine can be engrossed through the skin and lungs and may destruct an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who might become pregnant should not hold this medication or breathe the grime from the tablets or powder from the capsules. The dose is based on your medical condition and retort to treatment. In children, it is also based on body size. Make use of this medication frequently to get the most benefit from it. To help you memorize, take it at the same time every day. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Do not stop taking mycophenolate without first talking to your physician. Prior to taking Mycophenolate Mofetil Tablets I.P. 500 mg, tell your pharmacist if you are sensitive to it; or to mycophenolic acid; or to mycophenolate sodium; or if you have any other allergies. This product may enclose inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other troubles. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, particularly of: liver disease (such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C), kidney disease, current/past infections (such as herpes, shingles), stomach/intestinal problems (such as ulcers), rare genetic disorders (such as Lesch-Nyhan or Kelley-Seegmiller syndromes). This medicine might well make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more giddy or dozy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires attentiveness till you can do it securely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Mycophenolate can make you more probable to get infections or may deteriorate any current infections. Avoid contact with people who have infections that may reach others (such as chickenpox, or measles). Contact your doctor if you have been exposed to an illness or for more details.