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Cellcept vs Prednisone for a male patient aged 69

Summary: 11,401 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Cellcept vs Prednisone for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Cellcept (latest outcomes from 15,802 users) has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 150,124 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

On Feb, 28, 2015: 11,401 male patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Cellcept vs Prednisone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male64Immunnosurpressive

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Cellcept mycophenolate mofetilnot specified
Prednisone prednisonenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 64 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CellceptPrednisone
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedPneumonia
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cytomegalovirus InfectionAsthenia (weakness)
PneumoniaPain
Kidney Transplant RejectionHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
DiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Asthenia (weakness)Drug Ineffective
Haemoglobin DecreasedRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CellceptPrednisone
PneumoniaOsteonecrosis (death of bone)
Pyrexia (fever)Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac ArrestPneumonia
Interstitial Lung DiseaseAsthenia (weakness)
Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Asthenia (weakness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Epstein-barr Virus Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorder (lymphocytes are produced in excessive quantities associated with epstein-barr virus)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Bronchopneumonia (inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles)Chest Pain
Pneumothorax (the presence of air or gas in the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall, causing collapse of the lung)Bronchopneumonia (inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles)
Bk Virus InfectionCardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Cellcept12.00%16.00%36.00%16.00%20.00%
Prednisone2.87%19.54%36.78%26.44%14.37%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) is often used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus. Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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