Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid)
What is Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid) used for?
Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid) is given to patients after an organ transplant such as a kidney) to prevent the body from rejecting the transplanted organ. It works by lowering the body's immune system, thereby preventing it from attacking the newly transplanted organ.
How should I use Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid)?
Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid) tablets should be taken orally and swallowed whole on an empty stomach. Ensure that you take them at least 1 hour prior to eating or 2 hours after meals. You should never chew or break the tablets. All patients must see their physician before they begin to take this medication, as your physician will need to determine the correct dosage required to treat each patient's particular condition.
What are the side effects of Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid)?
Patients who have been prescribed Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid) have sometimes reported experiencing some side effects, such as:
Patients should be aware that apart from the above listed side effects, there are other more serious side effects of this drug which require immediate medical attention. Consult your physician as soon as possible if you notice white sores in the mouth, difficulty walking or balancing, bloody urine, pain in the chest, breathlessness or muscular weakness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Mofilet-S (Mycophenolic Acid). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.