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Cellcept Side Effects
Very long list: The list of permanent effects from long-term use prednisone is lengthy. It makes you gain weight and changes how your body and face look. It increases risk of heart disease, ulcers, pancreatitis, water retention, Osteoporosis, muscle weaknesss... Sometimes it has to be used to prevent even worse problems. Cellcept is a very specialized medication. Ask your doc about it. Best wishes! ...Read more
Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader. Cellcept is used to prevent your body from rejecting a kidney, ...Read more
See below: Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader. Cellcept is used to prevent your body from rejecting a kidney, liver, or heart transplant. ...Read more
I will not advice: I can not find anything in literature about drug interference between Cellcept which is used to prevent organ transplant rejection Garcinia has been Promoted by Dr Oz as a weight loss product.But there is no scientific evidence that it is effective for weight loss.Since we don't know drug interaction and Garcina is not effective for weight loss.I will advice not to take it If you still want askMD ...Read more
If I have taken cellcept for so many years can it effect my liver or is there a possiblity that it can ?
Usually no: Liver toxicity could happen. But while you are taking CellCept you doctor checks your tests including white cells and liver function. Many transplant patients take CellCept for long years with no problems. Far more common side effect is diarrhea that may require dose reduction. Finally, there is a risk benefit ratio. The benefit of CellCept in controlling autoimmune dz or transplant exceeds risks. ...Read more
Antisynthetase Syndrome, if a person has stabilized on CellCept. Should dosage remain the same or be reduced. What if IgG if affected by CellCept?
Not enough info: If this instance one cannot answer your question without knowing much more specific information. That question needs to be addressed to the doctor who prescribes the med. ...Read more
Can cellcept cause increased creatinine? My creatinine and bun have increased substantially since starting the drug in sept of this year.
Reduce inflamation: This medicine reduces the immune response which is abnormal. It also reduces useful immunity, so this must be monitored. ...Read more
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