What is Biomyf S 360mg Tablet?
Biomyf S 360mg Tablet contains a drug called Mycophenolate mofetil. It belongs to the group of medicines known as immunosuppressants. It helps in the prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients. This drug may take about 6 to 12 weeks to start working. It is used with other medications like corticosteroids and cyclosporine to prevent organ rejection in patients receiving allogeneic renal and cardiac transplants. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rejection in transplant patients unable to tolerate other medicines. This tablet is prescribed for the treatment of moderately severe psoriasis.
What Mycophenolate mofetil drug is used for?
Mycophenolate mofetil is sold under the brand name Cellcept. It is manufactured in India by Alniche Life Sciences Private Limited. Mycophenolate mofetil is the immunosuppressant drug (a class of drugs that reduce the body’s immune system) used in the treatment of several autoimmune diseases. It is used originally in the management of patients with organ transplants, and it is recommended in the treatment of many autoimmune diseases.
Mycophenolate has been used to treat people with lupus (especially those with symptoms of kidney disease), rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel diseases. Inflammatory eye disease and some other kidney and skin disorders.
What is transplant rejection?
Each person is a one-of-a-kind collection of cells, tissues, and organs. The body system that recognizes a person’s cells and tissues are called the immune system. Rejection is a process in which the immune system finds foreign cells and tissues in the body. It attempts to destroy them to protect the body from harm,
When a person receives a kidney transplant, the immune system sees it as foreign and attempts to reject it by producing cells and or antibodies that occupy and damage the kidney. To prevent the immune system from damaging the transplanted kidney, you will take immunosuppressant (anti-rejection) drugs. It is very important to take your medications every day, as prescribed by your doctor. A sudden decline in kidney transplant functions due to injury caused by the immune system can occur despite taking these medications. These events are called “ rejections”.
What is a kidney transplant?
Kidney transplantation is the start of a new lease on life. While most kidney transplants are successful, complications can occur such as kidney rejection. When a kidney is placed your body reacts as if it is a foreign body. Immunosuppressive medicines can help prevent your immune system from damaging your new kidney.
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located on each side of the spine just below the rib cage. Each is about the size of a fist. Their main function is to filter and remove waste, minerals, and fluid from the blood by producing urine.
- What are the requirements of a kidney transplant?
Each hospital has its criteria but in general, candidates should have:
End-stage renal failure an be on dialysis
Late-stage chronic kidney disease
A life expectancy of at least five years
A full understanding of postoperative instructions and care.
What is a Liver transplant?
The liver is the largest abdominal organ. The liver weighs about 1200 – 1500 grams on average roughly 2% of body weight. The liver as a whole has a hepatic artery supplying oxygenated blood, a portal vein carrying blood from the intestines to the liver, and bile ducts, draining bile formed in the liver to the intestines. Blood from the liver is delivered to the heart – via – three hepatic veins.
A liver transplant means removing a whole or part of the liver from a deceased living donor, and placing and attaching it to a patient after removing the whole or the diseased liver.
- What are the requirements of a liver transplant?
The minimum requirements for liver transplant are:
Signs of liver failure
Surgery and recovery
Risk of alcohol or drug abuse
What is a heart transplant?
A heart transplant is surgical transplantation that is performed on patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease. The patient’s heart is replaced with a donor’s healthy heart and is performed as a life-saving measure.
A heart transplant is the last option and is performed when other heart transplant treatments have failed. It is done in cases of severe heart failure.
- What are the requirements of a heart transplant?
Some causes of heart transplant include:
High blood pressure
Heart valve disease
Alcoholism or drugs abuse
Chronic lung disease
Low red blood cell count
Heart muscle is enlarged
Biomyf S 360mg Tablet is taken in the form of a pill. In adults, this is typically taken twice daily for a total dose of 2 – 3 grams per day. These dosages may be reduced in people with underlying kidney problems. This dose is lower than two grams a day for children. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, headache, high blood pressure, change in white blood cells, and difficulty sleeping. It lowers your immune system so you are more prone to infections. if these side effects become serious. Your doctor can prevent and give you relief from the side effects during the treatment. It makes you feel better. Regular blood tests are required to check blood cells.
The benefit of Biomyf S 360mg Tablet
- In the treatment of prevention of transplantation rejection
Biomyf S 360mg Tablet contains mycophenolate mofetil as its active ingredient. It suppresses the immune system of the body to protect a newly grafted organ transplant from rejection by immunity. This medicine may be given in combination with other immunity-suppressing medicines for effective results.
Side effects of Biomyf S 360mg Tablet
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Nausea and vomiting
Trouble with sleeping
Uncontrolled shaking of arms or legs
Swelling of face, lips hands, tongue, and feet
Difficulty in breathing
Black or tarry stools
Yellowing of skin and eyes
How is the Biomyf S 360mg Tablet taken?
Biomyf S 360mg Tablet is taken in the form of a pill. In adults, this is typically taken twice daily for a total dose of 2 – 3 grams per day. These dosages may be reduced in people with underlying kidney problems. This dose is lower than two grams a day for children. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does the Biomyf S 360mg Tablet work?
This medicine is an immunosuppressant drug. It helps in reducing the action of the body’s defense system (the immune system) and prevents the rejection of the transplanted organ. It causes inhibition of purine synthesis of human lymphocytes and augmentation of human lymphocytes.