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Systemic lupus erythematosus , often abbreviated to SLE or lupus, is a systemic autoimmune disease (or Autoimmunity conn...
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Prednisone 17,404 Plaquenil 16,959 Methotrexate 6,530
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CellCept vs Prednisone

CellCept
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Prednisone
Other name: Mycophenolate Mofetil (Mycophenolate Mofetil)
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
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Mycophenolic acid International Nonproprietary Name or mycophenolate is an Immunosuppression drug used to prevent Transplant rejection in organ transplantation. It was initially marketed as the prodrug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to improve ...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Mycophenolic acid International Nonproprietary Name or mycophenolate is an Immunosuppression drug used to prevent Transplant rejection in organ transplantation. It was initially marketed as the prodrug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to improve ...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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the prednisone I gained quite a bit of weight. At my last...
" ...ago. I began taking prednisone about two months ago, however I have just tappered off of it and am going to begin cellcept tomorrow. While on the prednisone I gained quite a bit of weight. At my last... "

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ne! I think I've had worse side-effects with Prednisone....
" I've been taking Cellcept now for more than 4 years. I had a bad Lupus flare a while ago - my hands developed these sores and my fingernails became very fragile, in addition to painful rashes on my... "

it when I began to have multiple squamous cell skin cancers...
" ...getting off prednisone. The Cellcept did reduce my weakness and balance problems ...so I could almost get off prednisone, but I discontinued it when I began to have multiple squamous cell skin cancers... "

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& continuing the prednisone (which I hate the side effects...
" ...5 day loading dose. I am now on cellcept & continuing the prednisone (which I hate the side effects from) I am hoping ...to see the neuro on the 19th he will start to drop the prednisone... "

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I hated it. I had weight gain, mood changes, and bone loss...
" ...I have been on cellcept since I was 19 years old. I had some headaches in the begining, but other then that I have had no side effects. I was on predisone for 10 years and I hated it. I had weight... "

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me...saved my life ..I hate prednisone my body has a rough...
" I am on 1500mg twice a day of cellcept and it has done wonders for me...saved my life ..I hate prednisone my body has a rough ...I take plaquanil and the cellcept and it has done wonders ...so in my... "

cept and 5mg Pred . never had any side affects from it ....
" I have been on cell cept for alot of years ...cell cept and 5mg Pred . never had any side affects from it . good ...really bad ears , they did just seem to get better over time , maybe the cell cept... "

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at a maintenance dose of 4mg of pred which was great for...
" For the longest time I was at a maintenance dose of 4mg of pred which was great for me. However since ...November of last year my prednisone has been ranging from the ...35 very very soon. I was put on... "

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and will soon have me reduce prednisone 10mg to none. i was...
" sue,been taking prednisone for 2.5 years my ...and will soon have me reduce prednisone 10mg to none. i ...wandered&could not lift weights.had no adverse effects from cellcept so far&and hope to... "

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t been on it over 6 mths now,ive developed the buffalo hump...
" Does any body get the following side effects from Cellcept and prednisolone Hi im on 25mg pred and get the tremors with it been on it over 6 mths now,ive developed the buffalo hump the treble chin and... "

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