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Review: could Cellcept cause Mouth ulcers?





Summary: Mouth ulcers is found among people who take Cellcept, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Bactrim, and have Mouth ulcers.

We study 15,521 people who have side effects while taking Cellcept from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Mouth ulcers. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulcers 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)

Mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, breast cancer.(latest reports from Mouth ulcers 9,952 patients)

On Dec, 25, 2014: 15,521 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept. Among them, 62 people (0.40%) have Mouth Ulcers.

Trend of Mouth ulcers in Cellcept reports

Time on Cellcept when people have Mouth ulcers * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mouth ulcers0.00%40.00%50.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mouth ulcers when taking Cellcept * :

FemaleMale
Mouth ulcers40.98%59.02%

Age of people who have Mouth ulcers when taking Cellcept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mouth ulcers0.00%0.00%1.85%9.26%24.07%27.78%27.78%9.26%

Severity of Mouth ulcers when taking Cellcept ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mouth ulcers ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Mouth ulceration (13 people, 20.97%)
  2. Skin ulcer (13 people, 20.97%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (5 people, 8.06%)
  4. Renal transplant (4 people, 6.45%)
  5. Nephrogenic anaemia (2 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim (23 people, 37.10%)
  2. Fosamax (18 people, 29.03%)
  3. Prednisone (18 people, 29.03%)
  4. Plaquenil (16 people, 25.81%)
  5. Tricor (13 people, 20.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I had foot soft tissue infection and hospitalized for two days and given IV for Cipro. Then I was released from the hospital and given Zyvox 600MG twice a day for ten days. Meanwhile, I am taking 2000 MG cellcept and 400MG Hydroxychloriquine for more than 10 years to control my lupus. Around the sixth days I had horrible joint pain for my whole body ans swollen on my hands and foot. I spoke to doctor, doctor said I should finish my zyvox doses since my foot infection does not cure yet. Then after two days I stopped the ZYvox, my joint pain getting better and swollen figers getting better but I feel headache and has fever. After surfing the internet, I found the interactions between hydroxychloroquine and the Zyvox could cause "The risk of peripheral neuropathy may be increased during concurrent use of two or more agents that are associated with this adverse effect. Patient risk factors include diabetesand age older than 60 years. In some cases, the neuropathy may progress or become irreversible despite discontinuation of the medications". I stooped taking Zyvox now, however, I am still taking my hydroxchloroquine and need to continue maybe life long. My appintment with my Rheumatologist is a month later. My pcp and Podiatrist seem have no idea about the interactions between the two medications. I would like to find out if I continue take hdroxycholoroquin, though I stopped the Zvox will still harm my nerv system? Should I stop taking Hydroxycholoroquine? How do I treat my headache and fever? Thanks
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  • Is it okay for a liver transplant patient to use the plexus products?
    Post liver transplant, on Cellcept, Prograf, Prednisone (+more some hormone meds) Really needing help losing weight and wanting to try Plexus. I have heard of other transplant patients using it but none have been liver transplants.
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