What is the use of MMF tablet?

What is the use of MMF tablet?

MMF Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. It is used with other medicines to prevent your body from rejecting an organ (such as a kidney, heart, or liver) after a transplant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune system so that it does not attack the new organ.

Which drug is MMF?

Mycophenolate mofetil, also known as MMF or CellCept, is a prodrug of mycophenolic acid, and classified as a reversible inhibitor of inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH).

What is MMF 500MG?

INTRODUCTION. MMF 500MG contains Mycophenolate mofetil which belongs to a group of medicine called immunosuppressants. It is used to prevent your body rejecting a transplanted organ (kidney, heart, or liver). It should be used together with other medicines such as ciclosporin and corticosteroids.

Is MMF a steroid?

MMF might be a useful steroid-sparing agent in stable patients (without excessive edema, need for hospitalization, and other serious complications) whose families wish to avoid the possible adverse effects of CYP, CSA, and TAC. However, the response to MMF varies and is less reliable than other treatments.

When should I take MMF?

Mycophenolate comes as a capsule, a tablet, a delayed-release (releases the medication in the intestine) tablet, and a suspension (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken twice a day on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after eating or drinking, unless your doctor tells you otherwise).

Is Mycophenolate a steroid?

Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), in particular, is a promising agent that should be strongly considered as a first-line steroid-sparing agent.

Is MMF an immunosuppressant?

Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is a recently developed immunosuppressive drug, which acts to inhibit T and B cell proliferation by blocking the production of guanosine nucleotides required for DNA synthesis.