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A study for a 67 year old woman who takes Cellcept, Prednisone - from FDA reports


1,210 females aged 67 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 67 year old female patient who has Dermatomyositis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

1,210 females aged 67 (±5) who take Cellcept, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cellcept, Prednisone for a 67-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 67
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Dermatomyositis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil)
    • Prednisone (prednisone)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  2. Fever
  3. Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  4. Liver function test abnormal
  5. Blood creatinine increased
  6. Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding in the large intestine, rectum, or anus is called lower gi bleeding)
  7. Kidney removal
  8. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  9. Renal cyst infection (kidney cyst infection)
  10. Faeces discolored
1 - 6 months:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  5. Urinary tract infection
  6. Liver function test abnormal
  7. Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)
  8. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  9. Glomerulonephritis proliferative (a disorder of the glomeruli (glomerulonephritis), or small blood vessels in the kidneys)
  10. Cytomegalovirus infection
6 - 12 months:
  1. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  2. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)
  3. Reticulocyte count decreased
  4. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  6. Lung disorder (lung disease)
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Death
  9. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body)
  10. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  2. Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  3. Liver function test abnormal
  4. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  5. Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)
  6. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  7. Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
  8. Renal cell carcinoma (a kidney cancer)
  9. Urinary tract infection
  10. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (chronic lung disease)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Pulmonary oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)
  2. Lung cancer - non-small cell (lung cancer)
  3. Transient ischaemic attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))
  4. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  5. Radicular syndrome (pain and other symptoms such as numbness, tingling and weakness in the arms or legs)
  6. Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  7. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  8. Malignant pleural effusion (a condition in which cancer causes an abnormal amount of fluid to collect between the thin layers of tissue lining of lung)
  9. Encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)
  10. Adrenal mass
5 - 10 years:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Heart rate increased
  4. Cardiac failure congestive
  5. Anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine)
  6. Ovarian cancer (cancer of ovary)
  7. Small intestinal obstruction (blockage in small intestine)
  8. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  9. High blood pressure
10+ years:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Emotional disorder
  3. Diabetes
  4. Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle)
  5. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells)
  6. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Lacunar infarction (type of stroke)
not specified:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Consciousness - decreased
  4. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Pneumonia aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)
  7. Rashes (redness)
  8. Drug intolerance (drug sensitivity)
  9. Drug hypersensitivity
  10. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Immunodeficiency Disorders : 80 people, 6.61%
  2. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 51 people, 4.21%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 48 people, 3.97%
  4. Pain : 44 people, 3.64%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 39 people, 3.22%
  6. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 35 people, 2.89%
  7. Liver Transplant : 25 people, 2.07%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 24 people, 1.98%
  9. Transplant Rejection (a transplant material is not worked): 22 people, 1.82%
  10. Lung Transplant : 22 people, 1.82%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lyrica (158 people, 13.06%)
  2. Prograf (148 people, 12.23%)
  3. Zantac (103 people, 8.51%)
  4. Ativan (99 people, 8.18%)
  5. Rituxan (95 people, 7.85%)
  6. Cymbalta (93 people, 7.69%)
  7. Cyclosporine (89 people, 7.36%)
  8. Melatonin (89 people, 7.36%)
  9. Imodium (87 people, 7.19%)
  10. Enbrel (85 people, 7.02%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

You are not alone:

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Dermatomyositis (inflammation of the skin and underlying muscle tissue, typically occurring as an autoimmune condition or associated with internal cancer) can be treated by Prednisone, Methotrexate, Plaquenil, Cellcept, Methotrexate sodium (latest reports from 3,524 Dermatomyositis patients)


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