Review: could Cellcept cause Vitamin B12 Deficiency?


Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Cellcept, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prograf, and have Myasthenia gravis . We study 20,012 people who have side effects while taking Cellcept from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 3,676 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

20,012 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept.
Among them, 8 people (0.04%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cellcept cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Time on Cellcept when people have Vitamin B12 Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Cellcept *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Cellcept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Chronic (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Anaemia (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Renal Transplant (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prograf (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Aranesp (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Lisinopril (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Humalog (3 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (6 people, 75.00%)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Fall (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Anaemia (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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