Mycophenolate mofetil, in combination with other drugs is used to prevent the body from rejecting transplanted organs such as the heart, kidney, or liver.
How it works
Mycophenolate mofetil belongs to a group of medicines called as immunosuppressant. It acts by inhibiting DNA synthesis in immune cells thus preventing the immune system from attacking the new organ or tissue and helps in avoiding organ transplant rejection.
Common side effects
Pneumonia, Gastritis, Depression, Magnesium and potassium levels, Skin cancer, Abnoral blood counts, Increased blood cholesterol, Nausea, Uric acid, Lipid, Fungal and viral infections, Low or high blood pressure, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Confusion, Urinary tract infection and infection of many organs which is life threatening, Agitation, Anemia, Skin infections, Respiratory tract infections