MOFECON S 360mg Tablet 10's

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INTRODUCTION

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET contains Mycophenolate sodium which belongs to the group of medicines called Immunosuppressants. It is used to prevent your body rejecting a transplanted organ (kidney). It is also given with other medications such as corticosteroids and ciclosporin.

During treatment with MOFECON S 360MG TABLET, your doctor might advise you to take regular blood tests to check white blood cell count to assess immunity function of the body.

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you are allergic to mycophenolic acid, mycophenolate sodium, and mycophenolate mofetil.

It should be used with caution in patients with serious digestive problems (such as stomach ulcer), who are scheduled for vaccination, intolerance to certain sugars (such as lactose, galactose, or glucose), liver problems (such as history of hepatitis B or C), and severe kidney problems.

It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is also not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 18 years of age). Consult your doctor for advice.

It should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). The most common side effects associated with the use of MOFECON S 360MG TABLET are bloating, constipation, indigestion, high blood pressure, anxiety, diarrhoea, joint pain and dizziness. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsens.

USES OF MOFECON S 360MG TABLET

  • Used to prevent your body rejecting a transplanted organ (kidney)

HOW MOFECON S 360MG TABLET WORKS

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET belongs to immunosuppressants which reduces the action of the body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take MOFECON S 360MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MOFECON S 360MG TABLET

COMMON

  • low level of white blood cells  
  • low calcium levels
  • constipation, feeling of skipped heart beats, weakness, or muscle damage (low potassium levels)
  • severe pain in joints, joint stiffness, difficulty in moving the affected joints, redness, and swelling (high level of uric acid in the blood)
  • high or low blood pressure
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • joint pain
  • tiredness, breathlessness, and skin paleness (anemia)
  • abnormal eye movements, convulsions, muscle spasms, or weakness (low magnesium levels)
  • dizziness, headache
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • stomach pain
  • bloating, constipation
  • indigestion, flatulence
  • loose stools
  • nausea, vomiting
  • fever
  • respiratory infections
  • acne
  • weakness
  • muscle pain
  • swollen hands, ankles, or feet
  • itching

UNCOMMON

  • fast heartbeat, irregular heartbeat
  • lymphocele (cyst enclosing lymph)
  • trembling
  • difficulty in sleeping
  • blurred vision
  • wheezing
  • burping
  • bad breath
  • bowel blockage
  • lip ulcers
  • tongue discolouration
  • dry mouth
  • inflammation of the gums
  • blockage of the salivary glands
  • blood in urine
  • pain and difficulty in passing urine
  • hair loss
  • skin bruising
  • arthritis (inflammation of the joints)
  • back pain
  • muscle cramps
  • loss of appetite
  • increased blood sugar levels
  • rigors (feeling of cold with shivering suddenly)
  • increased thirst
  • strange dreams, delusions
  • loss of ability to get penile erection

RARE

Stop taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET and contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:   

  • persistent cough or become breathlessness
  • unexpected bruising or bleeding
  • fever, chills, sweating, tiredness, drowsiness, or lack of energy
  • signs of stomach or intestinal ulcers such as blood in vomit, black or bloody stools
  • swelling of your glands, development of a new skin growth, enlargement of an existing skin growth, alterations in an existing mole
  • signs of hepatitis B or C such as yellow skin and eyes, nausea, loss of appetite, and dark urine

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Take rest and drink plenty of water. Avoid taking alcohol and skipping meals. Do not strain your eyes by watching screen for long time. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Dizziness:

Lie down until the dizziness passes and get up slowly. Do not bend down suddenly. Get a lot of rest. Walk slowly and carefully. Take plenty of fluids. Avoid drinking coffee, alcohol, or smoking. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water to keep yourself hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea and consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Constipation:

Try to eat more high-fibre foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals, and drink plenty of water. Try doing exercise regularly (going for a daily walk or run). If this does not help, inform your doctor for receiving alternate treatment for constipation.

Nausea and Vomiting:

Try to take MOFECON S 360MG TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy and in women planning to become pregnant. Women with childbearing potential should confirm with negative in pregnancy test and follow effective contraception before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET to avoid birth defects and miscarriage. Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

BREASTFEEDING

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it can pass into the breast milk. Consult your doctor taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET has no or negligible effect on your ability to drive and use machines. Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

KIDNEY

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

LIVER

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with a history of hepatitis B or C (liver infection). Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

ALLERGY

Do not take MOFECON S 360MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Mycophenolate sodium or to some sugars such as lactose, galactose, or glucose or to other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with lung diseases. Contact your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

OTHERS

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have hereditary enzyme deficiency such as Lesch-Nyhan (neurogenetic disorder) and Kelley-Seegmiller syndrome (partial deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase)

Before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:    

  • have stomach ulcers
  • are scheduled for any vaccination
  • are intolerance to some sugars (including lactose, galactose, or glucose)

Use in pediatrics:

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children due to lack of data. Consult child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET, inform your doctor, if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • other immunosuppressant medicines (used to prevent organ rejection) Ex. azathioprine, tacrolimus, cyclosporine
  • medicines used to treat high blood cholesterol levels (Ex. cholestyramine)
  • activated charcoal (medicine used to treat digestive problems such as diarrhoea, upset stomach, and gas)
  • medicines used treat acidity such as antacids (Ex. magnesium salts, aluminium salts)
  • medicines used to treat viral infections (Ex. acyclovir, ganciclovir)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of MOFECON S 360MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Mycophenolate sodium
Pharmacological Category :   Immunosuppressants
Therapeutic Indication :   Prevents your body from rejecting a transplanted organ                                                                       
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Suspension, Oral suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MOFECON S 360MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store MOFECON S 360MG TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT MOFECON S 360MG TABLET

What is MOFECON S 360MG TABLET used for?

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is used alone or with other medicines containing ciclosporin and corticosteroids to stop the body’s immune system from rejecting a kidney transplant in transplanted individuals.

What common side effects are seen with MOFECON S 360MG TABLET?

The most common side effects associated with the use of MOFECON S 360MG TABLET are bloating, constipation, indigestion, high blood pressure, anxiety, diarrhoea, pain in joints, and dizziness. Consult your doctor if any of the symptom worsens.

Who should avoid taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET?

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you are allergic to mycophenolic acid, mycophenolate sodium, and mycophenolate mofetil. MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is also not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

How MOFECON S 360MG TABLET works?

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET belongs to immunosuppressants which reduces the action of the body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

What happens if I forget to take MOFECON S 360MG TABLET dose?

You should take MOFECON S 360MG TABLET immediately when you remember. If it is time for your next dose skip the missed dose and follow your regular dose schedule. Do not double the dose of MOFECON S 360MG TABLET to match up your missed dose.

Is MOFECON S 360MG TABLET safe to use in children or elderly patients?

No, MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children due to lack of data. It should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above) after consulting the doctor.

Is MOFECON S 360MG TABLET safe to use during pregnancy?

MOFECON S 360MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy and in women planning to become pregnant. Women with childbearing potential should confirm with negative in pregnancy test and follow effective contraception before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET to avoid birth defects and miscarriage. Consult your doctor before taking MOFECON S 360MG TABLET.

REFERENCES

1. Giuseppe Orlando, Giuseppe Remuzzi, David F. Williams. Pharmacokinetics and Genomics of Immunosuppressive Drugs. Kidney Transplant, Bioengineering, and Regeneration; Kidney Transplantation in Regenerative Medicine Era. 2017. Page 429.

2. Novartis. Efficacy and Safety Study of Everolimus Plus Reduced Cyclosporine Versus Mycophenolic Acid Plus Cyclosporine in Kidney Transplant Recipients. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in May 2011] [Accessed on 8th August 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00251004

3. Dela Golshayan, M Pascual, Bruno Vogt. Mycophenolic acid formulations in adult renal transplantation – update on efficacy and tolerability. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. May 2009. [Accessed on 8th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2690976

4. Novartis Pharma GmbH. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in July 2021] [Accessed on 8th August 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7793.pdf

5. Concord Biotech Limited. Mofecon-S 540. [Accessed on 8th August 2022] https://www.concordbiotech.com/product-3/#1491386049532-0521ba85-12e0

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    MYCOPHENOLATE SODIUM 360 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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