Lupus

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(Systemic lupus erythematosus)
Systemic lupus erythematosus , often abbreviated to SLE or lupus, is a systemic autoimmune disease (or Autoimmunity conn...
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Prednisone 16,429 Plaquenil 15,902 Methotrexate 6,005
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CellCept
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Prednisone
Other name: Mycophenolate Mofetil (Mycophenolate Mofetil)
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
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Lupus*
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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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Nausea
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Weight Gain
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Hair Loss
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Rash
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Shortness Of Breath
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Fever
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Stomach Problems
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Diabetes
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Itching
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Cough
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Weight Gain
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Withdrawal
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Mood Swings
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High Blood Pressure
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Bone Loss
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Stomach Problems
1
Not Sleeping
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Blood Clots
1
Increased Appetite
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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...
" ...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... "

gone! I think I've had worse side-effects with Prednisone....
" ...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 ...were gone! I "

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

& 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 ...on the 19th he will start to drop the prednisone... "

me...saved my life ..I hate prednisone my body has a rough...
" ...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 ...take plaquanil and the cellcept and it has done ...my humble opinio... "

cept and 5mg Pred . never had any side affects from it ....
" ...have been on cell cept for alot of ...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 c... "

at a maintenance dose of 4mg of pred which was great for...
" ...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 ...soon. I was put on CellCept to try and reduce my prednison... "

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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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with no problems, always took 5mg prednisone with my...
" ...in kidney transplant with no problems, always took 5mg prednisone with my cellcept 500mg ...2 a day. Now on the generic cellcept and was worried ...starting the generic cellcept, no problems ... "

when I started tapering off the Prednisone, the symptoms...
" ...donor I felt great on the Prednisone - ...energy. However, when I started tapering off the Prednisone, the symptoms ...taking the Cellcept for a few days now and don't feel better yet. ... "

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