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Review: could Cellcept cause Electrolyte imbalance?





Summary: Electrolyte imbalance is found among people who take Cellcept, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tacrolimus, and have Renal transplant.

We study 15,521 people who have side effects while taking Cellcept from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Electrolyte imbalance. Find out below who they are, when they have Electrolyte imbalance and more.

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Cellcept

Cellcept has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from Cellcept 15,792 users)

Electrolyte imbalance

Electrolyte imbalance has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, depression.(latest reports from Electrolyte imbalance 4,997 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 15,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept. Among them, 35 people (0.23%) have Electrolyte Imbalance.

Trend of Electrolyte imbalance in Cellcept reports

Time on Cellcept when people have Electrolyte imbalance * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Electrolyte imbalance60.00%26.67%6.67%0.00%0.00%6.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Electrolyte imbalance when taking Cellcept * :

FemaleMale
Electrolyte imbalance37.14%62.86%

Age of people who have Electrolyte imbalance when taking Cellcept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Electrolyte imbalance0.00%0.00%3.03%21.21%0.00%24.24%9.09%42.42%

Severity of Electrolyte imbalance when taking Cellcept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Electrolyte imbalance100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Electrolyte imbalance ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal transplant (14 people, 40.00%)
  2. Hypertension (9 people, 25.71%)
  3. Immunosuppression (8 people, 22.86%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (6 people, 17.14%)
  5. Hypokalaemia (6 people, 17.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tacrolimus (14 people, 40.00%)
  2. Prednisone (13 people, 37.14%)
  3. Valcyte (12 people, 34.29%)
  4. Bactrim (12 people, 34.29%)
  5. Fish oil (9 people, 25.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Dermatomyositis, and takes Alendronate Sodium, Prednisone, Omeprazole, Metoprolol Succinate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Cellcept)
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  • Causes of polyuria post renal transplantation (living donor)
    (Asked by a 28 year old man who has Persistent Post Renal Transplant Polyuria (8l/day), and takes Cellcept, Medrol, Prograf)
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