Mofilet (Mycophenolate mofetil) is an immunosuppressant used in organ transplantation. It suppresses body’s immune system and thereby prevents rejection of the transplanted organ. Mofilet can be obtained only with prescription.
Manufacturer : Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Strengths available : 360mg & 500mg
Storage : Store in a cool, dry & dark place
Usual Adult Dose for Organ Transplant ( Rejection Prophylaxis)
RENAL TRANSPLANTATION : 1 g orally or IV 2 times a day (2 gm per day); [in clinical trials, 1.5 g orally or IV 2 times a day (3 gm per day) was used effectively, however, the safety profile for 3 gm a day was lower]
CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION: 1.5 g orally or IV 2 times a day (3 gm per day)
HEPATIC TRANSPLANTATION: 1.5 gm orally or 1 gm IV 2 times a day (3 gm per day orally or 2 gm per day IV)
Most common side effects are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).