37 patient evaluations for Mycophenolate mofetil

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Apr 4, 2010 (Started Sep 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair loss, chronic diarrhea, very low white blood cell count)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cellcept is a pretty nasty medication. Recently experienced an adverse reaction where it knocked my WBC (white blood cell count) down to 2.2. Had to immediately be quarantined and stop CellCept completely. Took 8 days for WBC to return to normal levels, now am back on a low dose.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: chronic diarrhea, very low white blood cell count, hair loss

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 20, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for transplant rejection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (chest infection, feeling sick, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I find this medication can give me diarrhoea, and can some times make me feel sick. I find this a pain having to take as I can not take it with some other medications that I take.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea, feeling sick, chest infection, chest infection

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first two weeks were tough on the stomach.//however the results are phenomenal! No cane or wheel chair great stamina brain works better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 14, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 18, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first week hard on stomach but results worth pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Jul 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: my advice is... well I don't know. I felt nothing to be honest, and as I was getting out from a clinical trial because I had a relapse and felt scared, Cellcept didn't make me feel secure. For me, Cellcept didn't help because I felt... nothing at all only fear of getting worse!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 31, 2008 (Started Jul 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For my RRMS it did not showed any positive signs, although I was going thru a strange relapse, so I got scared and just wanted to get back to Copaxone. Looking back, I think I didn't gave Cellcept a chance to work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Oct 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the expense. I will have to stop because my benefits will not cover after May
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2006 (Started Oct 09, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cellcept caused severe symptoms that included extreme weight loss and no appetite. I often went days without eating and often vomited an hour after taking the medicine. Went to doctor's and was given Prevacid but, still no relief.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 16, 2010 (Started Aug 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (acne breakout, dry skin)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was on prograf and they could not get my labs stable and my feet and legs were swollen all the time now with cellcept n neoral that is gone and labs are now stable.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: acne breakout, dry skin

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Some of the numbness and girddling was beginning to decrease
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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