Composition Mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg
Indication Autoimmune disease, Organ transplant
Packaging 6x10 Capsule
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The GLEOCEPT 500 is sought after immunosuppressant for inhibiting organ rejection by body

In individuals with organ transplants, the immune system of the body is not able to recognize that the new organ is actually the part of their body. As a consequence of which the immune system consider this new transplanted organ a threat and may work towards its destruction. Due to which the patients are administered the immune -suppressants which is actually holding the immune mechanism of body back, assisting out in preventing the damage to the cell as well as inflammation. The patients who have undergone the organ transplantation are administered the immunosuppressant dosage, thereby ensuring the success of the transplant. This is meant to prevent the rejection of the organ by the immune system of body. There is one powerful & widely utilized medication, GLEOCEPT 500 which is meant for assisting out the body for preventing the rejection of organ transplant. This is administered in combination with the other drugs to the patients who have undergone the organ transplant, whether it is kidney, heart or even liver organ.

Description about GLEOCEPT 500

The GLEOCEPT 500 is FDA approved, containing Mycophenolate mofetil which is working as the immunosuppressant agent. This has been administered for conducting the  prophylaxis of the organs that are cross planted but rejected by the immune system of the patient. The Mycophenolate mofetil at times is in combination with the cyclosporine along with corticosteroids.

Composition of GLEOCEPT 500

The main substance which is existing in the  GLEOCEPT 500 is the chemical compound Mycophenolate mofetil.

Uses of GLEOCEPT 500

The main use of the Mycophenolate mofetil present in this drug is to carry out the inhibition of the organ rejection which is transplanted into the body of the patient. So it is administered in combination with the other medications and it is working towards the reduction in the immune system response through the inhibition of the proliferation of the immunity cells from attacking the organ that has been transplanted.

How GLEOCEPT 500 is working?

The Gleocept 500 contains the main component Mycophenolate mofetil. This compound is actually the inactive version of the  mycophenolic acid. When it is administered into the patient’s body orally, then it get absorb and there is a conversion of Mycophenolate mofetil into mycophenolic acid. This is working as the active metabolite which is arresting the activity of the immune system so that they are not able to attack the transplanted organ, which is actually perceive by the patient’s body as the foreign agent.

Side effects of GLEOCEPT 500

Some of the common adverse impacts of taking GLEOCEPT 500 include:

  • diarrhea,
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • Stomach pain
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Body swelling

It may also cause:

  • infection,
  • blood infection,
  • sore throat,
  • RBCs & WBCs reduction
  • low blood platelets

If any of the side effects or any other problem subsides for long, get in touch with the emergency health care provider

Drug Interactions

Some of the drugs may have potential side effects when taken in combination with GLEOCEPT 500. Here are some of the drugs that are found to counter-interact with this immunosuppressive agent:

  • azathioprine
  • aciclovir and ganciclovir
  • rifampicin
  • proton pump inhibitors
  • phosphate binders
  • norfloxacin & metronidazole

Drug warning & precautionary measures

  • Visit physician for assessing the progress of your treatment with GLEOCEPT 500. The doctor conducts the frequent blood testing, while you are receiving treatment with this immunosuppressive agent
  • Avoid exposure of sun. Make sure to wear the clothing which is protective and also utilize the sunscreen.
  • This medication may lead to the birth defects. So make sure to adopt the birth control steps for avoiding pregnancy
  • Males who are being treated with this medication must adopt of the birth control measures in order to ensure that their partner don’t get pregnant
  • In case of getting the infection/ fever, don’t take medicine on your own. The medicine Mein reduces the capability for fighting against infection. So see your health care provider immediately
  • Make sure not to donate blood while you are being treated with this medication and even after 6 months of your last dosage
  • This medication may increase your level of drowsiness as well as dizziness. Thus, it is important to avoid working on heavy machinery or driving vehicle after taking this medicine

Storage conditions for Mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg

It is recommended to store the  Mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg tablets bottle at room temperature. There should not be exposure of moisture, heat, and the falling of direct sunlight. Also precautions and not to keep the drug bottle in the bathroom. Never flush the unused tablets into the toilet or put it into the drain unless and until the doctor ask you to do so.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

  • Can I consume GLEOCEPT 500 with meal?

Food can carry out the alteration of the  GLEOCEPT 500 which is being absorbed in the body. What is recommended to consume the medication on empty stomach, in case there is a possibility. Times the doctor may recommend you to consume the product empty stomach. The best is to talk to your doctor who can recommend that what works best for you.

  • What to do if I miss GLEOCEPT 500 dosage?

In case of missing the GLEOCEPT 500, you should consume it whenever you recall. When the dosage schedule is minimum of 2 hours away, then you can skip the missing dosage and the waiting has to be done till the time of next dosage schedule.