Mycofit - 250mg
|Description||Mycofit 250 mg (Mycophenolate mofetil)|
|Generic For||Mycophenolate Mofetil|
|Generic Name||Mycophenolate Mofetil|
Mycofit 250 mg (Mycophenolate mofetil)
Mycofit is supplied as capsules for oral administration. It has Mycophenolate mofetil as an active component, which is a new antimetabolite immunosuppressant. It is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection in adult patients receiving kidney transplants and in pediatric patients of 5 years of age. It is also effective in treating children older than five years of age and who are at least six months post kidney transplant. The medicine has not yet been approved to be useful for myasthenia Gravis.
Mycofit general information
What is Mycofit used for?
Mycofit is designed to prevent the rejection of liver, kidney, and cardiac transplantation. It is used in combination with corticosteroids and cyclosporine.
How does Mycofit work?
Mycofit contains Mycophenolate Mofetil as the main active ingredient. It acts by inhibiting inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase enzyme, which is involved in purine synthesis. This hindrance leads to suppression of B and T lymphocyte proliferation, which prevents heart, liver, or, kidney transplant rejection.
Where to buy Mycofit online?
Mycofit capsules are available to order online from premiumrxdrugs.com in 250 mg strength. Buy Mycofit 250 mg online at an affordable price. The product is supplied in the pack of 30, 60, and 90 capsules.
What does Mycofit contain?
Mycofit capsules contain the active ingredient Mycophenolate mofetil, which belongs to a group of medications called immunosuppressant. Each capsule delivers 250 mg of the beneficial ingredient.
What are the side effects of Mycofit?
- Dermatological issues: rashes
- Cardiovascular events: hypotension, edema, tachycardia, hypertension.
- Endocrine system: hypokalemia, hypercholesterolemia, hypocalcemia, hyperglycemia, hyperkalemia, hypomagnesemia.
- Genitourinary problems: renal impairment
- Respiratory system disorders: dyspnea, cough
- Central nervous system disorders: dizziness, anxiety, tremor, insomnia, headache, paresthesia.
- Hematological issues: anemia, leukopenia, pure red cell aplasia, leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia.
- Miscellaneous: infection, fever, the risk of malignancy.
What medications interact with Mycofit?
- Intake of aluminum and magnesium antacids decreases the absorption of Mycofit 2.5 mg.
- Combined use with azathioprine is not suggested.
- Avoid taking ganciclovir and acyclovir during the treatment.
- The concurrent use of proton pump inhibitors including esomeprazole, pantoprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, rabeprazole, and dexlansoprazole is contraindicated.
- Do not use oral contraceptives instead other contraceptive methods should be used.
- Use of live virus vaccines along with Mycofit may increase the risk of adverse reactions.
- Clavulanic acid, ciprofloxacin, and Amoxicillin may decrease levels of mycophenolate mofetil.
When should Mycofit not be used?
- Do not use Mycofit 250 mg if you have known hypersensitivity to polysorbate 80 or other inactive ingredients of the formulation.
- It should be avoided during lactation as it may increase the risk of abnormalities or spontaneous absorption.
The medicine should be used cautiously in following conditions:
- Active gastrointestinal bleeding
- Severe chronic kidney disorder
- Geriatric patients
- Women with childbearing potential
- Pediatric patients
How should Mycofit be used?
Mycofit is an oral medication that should be taken exactly as prescribed by the physician. Swallow the capsule with an adequate amount of water. Never try to open the shell of the capsule. If your skin comes in contact with the contents of the capsule, rinse thoroughly with water. Make sure that you take this medicine exactly as recommended at regular intervals.
- Renal transplantation: The recommended dose for adults is 720 mg twice a day and for the treatment of children between 5 to 16 years of age, 400 to 450mg/m2 twice daily is the preferred dosage. The maximum dose should not exceed 720 mg twice daily.
- Monitor for symptoms of organ rejection periodically during the treatment. A urine pregnancy test should be performed before initiating the treatment or after ten days later. A routine pregnancy test should be performed.
- Assess electrolyte levels periodically during therapy. Also, a routine monitoring for hepatic and renal status should be done.
How long should Mycofit be used?
Continue taking Mycofit 250mg for as long as your physician recommends. Take your medicine at the same time each day as this will help you to remember to take it regularly. If you are facing problem in remembering your doses, ask your physician for some tips.
Missed dose of Mycofit
If you have forgotten a dose of Mycofit, take it as soon you remember and go back to your usual dosing schedule. If the time to take the next dose is near, skip the forgotten dose and take the next dose. Do not double up the dose to compensate the missed one.
How should Mycofit be stored?
- Keep the medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
- Store it at room temperature. Keep the capsules in its original packet to protect from light.