Keycept 250mg Capsule

Brand Name Keycept 250mg Capsule
Salt Composition

Mycophenolate Mofetil (250mg)

Strength 250mg
Product Form Capsule
Pack 10 Capsule(s) in Strip
Storage Store below 30°C
Category

Immunosuppressant

SubCategory

Immunosuppressant

Country of Origin India
Manufacturer

Anthem Biopharma

Manufacturer/Marketer Address Anthem Biopharma,No 49, Canara Bank Road, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Phase 1, Hosur Road, Bangalore 560 099, Karnataka, India.
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    Medical Description of Keycept 250mg Capsule

    Keycept 250mg Capsule contains Mycophenolate mofetil 250mg an immunosuppressant used with other medicine to prevent your body from organ rejection in patients who have undergone kidney transplants. It produces its action by reducing the activity of our immune system so that it will not attack the transplanted organs.


    Keycept 250mg Capsule Uses

    Keycept 250mg Capsule is used to prevent organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.


    Keycept 250mg Capsule Benefits

    Organ rejection:

    It occurs when the immune system attacks the organ donated and started to destroy the transplanted organs. It is caused by antibodies that act against the organ and it begins within minutes to hours as soon as organ transplantation.


    Keycept 250mg Capsule Indication

    Keycept 250mg Capsule is prescribed for the following indications to prevent organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.


    Mechanism of action of Keycept 250mg Capsule

    Keycept 250mg Capsule contains Mycophenolate mofetil 250mg is an immunosuppressant that produces its action by reducing the action of our body’s defense system and it also prevents the rejection of the transplanted organ.


    How Keycept 250mg Capsule works

    Keycept 250mg Capsule contains Mycophenolate mofetil 250mg is an immunosuppressant that produces its action by reducing the action of our body’s defense system and it also prevents the rejection of the transplanted organ.


    Keycept 250mg Capsule Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Mycophenolate mofetil
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients who are taking this medication in an IV formulation allergic to polysorbate 80


    Keycept 250mg Capsule Side Effects

    • Back pain
    • Hyperglycemia
    • Hypercholesterolemia
    • Increased blood urea nitrogen
    • Hypocalcemia
    • Hypertension
    • Abdominal pain
    • Anemia
    • Fever
    • Diarrhea
    • Infection
    • Headache
    • GI bleeding

     


    FAQs for Keycept 250mg Capsule

    • How long does Keycept 250mg Capsule take to start working?

    Usually, it takes 3-12 weeks to start working and it depends upon the severity of the patient. Do not withdraw the drug without consulting with your doctor

    • What happens if I forget to take the Keycept 250mg Capsule?

    If you missed the dose take it as soon as you remember do not take the Capsule between the meals. If it is time for the next dose skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dose

    • Can Keycept 250mg Capsules cause cancer?

    Yes, the use of this Capsule may increase the chance of developing skin cancer, lymphoma and sarcomas, and cervical cancer. Kindly consult with your doctor if you have noticed any changes in your body.


    Precautions and general warning of Keycept 250mg Capsule

    Alcohol

    It is considered safe to consume alcohol while you are receiving this medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered safe to drive while you are receiving this medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Pregnancy

    It is considered unsafe during pregnancy it may produce harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Breast Feeding

    It is considered unsafe to use this medicine during breastfeeding it may excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Kidney Problem

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in patients with a history of renal impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Liver Disease

    Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients with liver impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Keycept 250mg Capsule

    The Capsule is taken orally with or without food but it is better to take this medicine at a fixed time. You should not chew, cut or crush the Capsule. Take this medicine as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Keycept 250mg Capsule in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the medicine is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Keycept 250mg Capsule in children

    It is considered unsafe to use this medicine in children who are below 3 months old. Kindly consult with your doctor


    Use of Keycept 250mg Capsule in Elderly Patients

    Keycept 250mg Capsules should be used with caution in patients in an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • Pure red-cell aplasia was reported in patients who are treated with other immunosuppressive agents
    • The use of this medicine increases the risk of miscarriage and congenital malformation
    • Avoid the use of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase
    • Drug increases the risk of developing lymphoma
    • It is not indicated for hepatic or cardiac transplants
    • Therapy should be administered with caution because toxicity may increase in renal impairment


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease
    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reactions like rashes and itching
    • You are suffering from anemia
    • You have watery diarrhea, stomach pain, and fever

     


    General instructions

    Mycophenolate mofetil 250mg is an immunosuppressant used with other medicine to prevent your body from organ rejection in patients who have undergone kidney transplants. It produces its action by reducing the activity of our immune system so that it will not attack the transplanted organs


    Drug Interaction of Keycept 250mg Capsule

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Anthrax vaccine + Mycophenolate

    Mycophenolate increases the effect of the anthrax vaccine by pharmacodynamic antagonism. Immunosuppressants increase the risk of infection in combination with live vaccines

    Rabies vaccine + Mycophenolate

    Mycophenolate decreases the effect of the rabies vaccine by pharmacodynamic antagonism. Immunosuppressants interfere in the development of immunity.

    Allopurinol + Mycophenolate

    The use of this drug is contraindicated because the use of allopurinol increases the effect of mycophenolate by decreasing its metabolism. A combination of these drugs may increase the risk of bone marrow toxicity.

    Anakinra + Mycophenolate

    Use alternative drug because the combination of these drugs increases the effect of immunosuppressant and increase the risk of infections.

    Infliximab + Mycophenolate

    Use alternative drug because the combination of these drugs increases the effect of immunosuppressant and increase the risk of infections.

    Altretamine + Mycophenolate

    Altretamine increases the effect of mycophenolate through immunosuppressive effects. Use with Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this drug  may increase the risk of serious infections

    Drug-Food Interaction

    The use of grapefruit can increase the effect of immunosuppressants and increase the side effect on the kidney, liver, and nervous systems. Consult with your doctor if you have the following symptoms such as fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, and jaundice.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Hypertension

    The use of immunosuppressants is contraindicated in patients who are having rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis with uncontrolled hypertension.

    Renal dysfunction:

    The use of immunosuppressants is contraindicated in patients who are having rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis with renal impairment. Immunosuppressant causes a reversible reduction in renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate which leads to an increase in serum creatinine level. Closely monitor the patient's renal function

    Hepatic dysfunction:

    The use of immunosuppressant has contraindicated the patients who are having rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis with hepatic dysfunction because immunosuppressant is metabolized in the liver and eliminated through bile and feces. The use of this drug may alter the hepatic and bilirubin functions. Closely monitor the patient hepatic functions


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose on this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    • Keycept 250mg Capsule contains Mycophenolate mofetil 250mg an immunosuppressant used with other medicine to prevent your body from organ rejection.
    • Keycept 250mg Capsules are used to prevent organ rejection in kidney transplant patients
    • It produces its action by reducing the activity of our immune system so that it will not attack the transplanted organs
    • It may take 6-12 weeks to start working
    • The use of this medicine increases the risk of developing an infection
    • Take it along with food to avoid stomach pain