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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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CellCept vs Plaquenil

CellCept
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Plaquenil
Other name: Mycophenolate Mofetil Mycophenolate Mofetil
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Lupus
3.3
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Lupus
2.9
Concern level
3.3
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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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Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif...
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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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Itching
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Diabetes
2
Fever
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Stomach Problems
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8
Hair Loss
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Depression
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Weight Gain
4
Dizzy
3
Fever
3
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3
Migraines
3
Numbness
2
Hives
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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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took really well to cellcept but my stomach problems...
| forum.wehavelupus.com
" I actually took really well to cellcept but my stomach problems started when I started taking Plaquenil but thats just me. ...the big things... "

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to plaquenil and some side effects to cellcept so I...
| www.lifewithlupus.org
" By the way I have a severe allergic reaction to plaquenil and some side effects to cellcept so I am on my third medication. They have... "

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also taking plaquenil and cellcept or will the side effects...
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" I was started on 100 mg of prednisone daily in December of ...last year, after being diagnosed with SLE & bearly started tapering ...withdrawal, Is it because im also taking plaquenil and cellcept or will... "

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ll-effects. I have been on Cellcept and Plaquenil for 8 mon...
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" ...no ill-effects. I have been on Cellcept and Plaquenil for 8 months, and have noticed major improvements in my breathing ability and eneregy levels, with no unwanted side effects. Im waiting to see... "

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note.It has worked well for me with no side effects....
| sjogrensworld.org
" ...enough, my rheumatologist added Cellcept (actually generic mycophenolate).  Each new insurance company denies it, but then accepts it with the... "

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now for 6 months. I have not had any side effects and...
| www.lifewithlupus.org
" I have been on CellCept now for 6 months. I have not had any side effects and my flares have ...am still on the plaquenil as... "

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am on CellCept which has improved certain matters like t...
" ...I too was allergic to Plaquenil and then Mepacrine which made me feel worse. Now I am on CellCept which has improved certain matters like the... "

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noticed no side effects from the Cellcept and believe it...
| www.lifewithlupus.org
" ...year along with prednisone, plaquenil and a bucket load of supplements. To date this cocktail has kept everything relatively under control. I have noticed no side effects from the Cellcept and... "

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put me on Cellcept about 5 months ago and it really works...
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" ...Ginny, I've been on Plaquenil for 11yrs. I didn't have any side effects from it, but after ...of time I think I became immuned to it. So my Rheumy, put me on Cellcept about 5... "

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better overtime? I remember when I started Plaquenil I h...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...taper off. After I take the cellcept I get stomach cramps. Do they get better overtime? I remember when I started Plaquenil I had some stomach issues , but they went away over time. Will this... "

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