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Should prograf or cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) increase the blood sugar level?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Both can increase: Blood sugar may go up in response to either of these medications.
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 25 years experience
Diabetogenic prograf: Tacrolimus (Prograf) is known to be diabetogenic and as much as 20-25% of renal transplant recipients who did not have diabetes prior to transplant surgery develop post-transplant diabetes. Mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept) is not known to cause hyperglycemia.

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Last updated Mar 13, 2015

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