37 patient evaluations for Mycophenolate mofetil

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Oct 22, 2010 (Started May 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 720 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 360mg Myfortic 2x/day. It is a little inconvenient to take, BUT BOT as inconvenient as insulin injections I took for 44+ years!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 30, 2010 (Started Mar 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is one of those medications that definitely has an effect on whether or not your organ transplant sticks. If your organ fails...it may be because you are avoiding taking this medication. If you do not take ur meds as advised, you are responsible for what happens to you.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting

May 27, 2010 (Started Mar 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 28, 2010 (Started May 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be aware this stuff seems to rip up my stomach compared to my old meds. I'm supposed to take on an empty stomach, but I have to eat a little somethng first or I'll lose it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 9, 2010 (Started May 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use e-pill to remind me to take meds
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 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

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

Mar 19, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support nutritional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since I had the gastric by-pass surgery in Nov, 2009, my transplant wellness doctor changed me from Myfortic to Cellcept because of the shortened digestive tract I now have.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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
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