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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 18,949
Plaquenil 18,385
Methotrexate 7,241
Last Update February 12, 2016
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CellCept vs Prednisone for Lupus

CellCept
VS.
Prednisone
Other name: Mycophenolate Mofetil Mycophenolate Mofetil
Other name: Deltasone Deltasone
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Lupus
3.3
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Lupus
2.7
Concern level
3.1
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Lupus*
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Lupus Nephritis*
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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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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
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Fever
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Stomach Problems
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Cough
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Withdrawal
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Not Sleeping
1
Addiction
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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upus SLE. I am taking prednisone and cellcept. I have been l...
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" Hair Loss & SLE Lupus hello, I am a 21 ...old female and have recently been diagnosed with Lupus SLE. I am taking prednisone and cellcept. I have been losing a lot of hair for a few months since my... "

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fighting this horrible flare with prednisone and plaquinil....
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" CellCept has been good for me so far. I was diagnosed with Lupus after the birth of my second child in 2006. I had pericarditis in 2002 and doctors ...have been fighting this horrible flare with... "

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Right now i'm on the prednisone and CellCept. The CellCept...
| forum.wehavelupus.com
" I've been diagnosed with lupus since nov of last year and I still have a huge problem witht the fatigue :!: When I want to sleep, I think i'll sleep for days. Right now i'm on the prednisone and... "

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I've put on about 30 lbs from the prednisone, so I don't...
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" ...old male and was diagnosed with lupus 20 years ago. The ...the problem. I am starting CellCept this week. We will ...loss and nausia. I've put on about 30 lbs from the prednisone, so I don't know... "

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on Cellcept and within 2 weeks, I felt great. I have since...
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" ...Prednisone and Hydroxychloriquine kept my Lupus somewhat at bay for several years, but I never actually felt good, just able to function. My doctor from the Mayo clinic put me on Cellcept and within... "

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He is being tapered on the Prednisone now and we are...
| forum.wehavelupus.com
" ...the third tx. He had stage 4 lupus neprhitis so he is currently taking Cellcept and Prednisone and feeling much better. He is being tapered on the Prednisone now and we are praying that he will conti... "

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for anytime!I did gain some Predisone weight, and have so...
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" ...fuss much, as the Cellcept gave me back my brain ...my hair for anytime! I did gain some Predisone weight, and have some ...werewolf for sure! I had plenty before all this lupus started, and double that... "

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prednisone works best but in my opinion, the cellcept work...
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" ...was with me, anyway) i hope you get treatment for the lupus soon.. the immune system can be really damaging without meds, i was horrible with taking mine and i wish for nobody to be where i... "

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orks for me, I am off prednisone after 19 years. This is a...
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" ...Imuran. Cellcept rocks and have my lupus under a very very good control. Because the Cellcept works for me, I am off prednisone after 19 years. This is also a miracle for me. As for Imuran, I... "

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ow and only take some prednisone, plaquenil, and cellcept. E...
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" ...cytoxan now and only take some prednisone, plaquenil, and cellcept. Everything has been well lately(knock on wood) ...except the past two days my right armpit has been itching, and I have now... "

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