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Review: could Cellcept cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Cellcept, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prograf, and have Kidney transplant.

We study 15,523 people who have side effects while taking Cellcept from FDA and social media. Among them, 318 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache 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 15,796 Cellcept users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 15,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept. Among them, 369 people (2.38%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Cellcept reports

Time on Cellcept when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache48.44%15.62%6.25%14.06%9.38%6.25%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Cellcept * :

FemaleMale
Headache54.37%45.63%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Cellcept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%1.28%9.23%7.69%17.44%24.10%24.87%15.38%

Severity of Headache when taking Cellcept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal transplant (56 people, 15.18%)
  2. Heart transplant (22 people, 5.96%)
  3. Pain (21 people, 5.69%)
  4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (19 people, 5.15%)
  5. Liver transplant (17 people, 4.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prograf (152 people, 41.19%)
  2. Prednisone (133 people, 36.04%)
  3. Neoral (72 people, 19.51%)
  4. Lasix (58 people, 15.72%)
  5. Bactrim (54 people, 14.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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