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Review: could Cellcept cause Headache?

Summary: Headache could be caused by Cellcept, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prograf, and have Renal transplant.

We study 15,502 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 (latest outcomes from 15,769 users) has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,201,910 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 15,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept. Among them, 369 people (2.39%) have Headache. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,203,428 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.

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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