ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet

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Mycophenolate:500mg | Immunomodulators

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Drug Strength: 500mg
Drug Form : Tablet

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Fassgen Product Form : TabletPack Size : 0Ingredients : Mycophenolate:500mgGeneric Category : Immunomodulators

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How it works

ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet works by weakening the body's immune system so it will not attack and reject the transplanted organ.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain or swelling
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Trouble with sleeping
  • Pain in the arms, legs and the back
  • Uncontrolled shaking of arms or legs
  • Headache
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Severe difficulty in breathing rare
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Bloody or coffee colored vomit rare
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes rare

Uses of ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Prevention of organ transplant rejection

    This medicine is used to prevent the rejection of an organ (kidney, heart, or liver) transplant.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet , mycophenolic acid, ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet sodium, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women since the risk of miscarriage or birth defects is significantly high. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect pregnancy while taking this medicine. Appropriate means of birth control should be adopted while taking this medicine.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

General Warnings
  • Women of childbearing age

    Women of childbearing age should take appropriate precautionary measures to avoid a pregnancy while taking this medicine. These patients are also advised to undergo a serum/urine pregnancy test prior to beginning therapy with this medicine.

  • Live vaccine

    Vaccination with live and attenuated strains of microorganisms should be avoided while taking this medicine since the risk of severe infections is significantly high.

  • Skin cancer

    Patients should avoid direct exposure to sunlight or sunlamps while taking this medicine due to the increased risk of skin cancer. Appropriate precautionary measures such as protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen should be taken while stepping out.

  • Infections

    The use of this medicine suppresses the immune system of patients and increases the risk of infections and sepsis. Patients should report any symptoms of an infection such as a fever or chills to the doctor immediately.

  • Blood cell count

    Use of this medicine may affect the count of blood cells and cause associated complications. It should be used with extreme caution in patients having blood cell disorders such as anemia, neutropenia, etc. Symptoms like fever, chills, diarrhea, unexpected bruising and bleeding should be reported to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of complete blood cell count may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Gastrointestinal disturbances

    Use of this medicine may cause ulcers and bleed in the gastrointestinal tract. This risk is especially higher in patients with a previous history of gastrointestinal diseases. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.

  • Other medicines

    Report the use of all medicines including vaccinations, herbs, and supplements to the doctor before receiving this medicine to rule out chances of a possible interaction.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Omeprazole moderate
  • Sevelamer moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol severe
  • Leflunomide severe
  • Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid moderate
  • Live vaccines severe
  • Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide/Calcium carbonate moderate
  • Cloxacillin moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Your doctor will schedule the uptake of medicines in such a way that adverse effects are minimized.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with predisposed to neutropenia. Use of this medicine may cause severe neutropenia has occurred in people. It advises treatment should be discontinued or the dose reduced in patients who develop neutropenia. Closely monitoring of hematopoietic function and complete blood counts should be performed. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. It is strongly advised to take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor with frequent monitoring of blood cell count and status of the transplant acceptance by the immune system. Avoid inhalation or contact with the skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop signs or symptoms of an infection.

Other details

  • To be taken on an empty stomach
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ORGOCEPT 500mg Tablet. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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