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... No she had not been put on anything new! No Prednisone just diovan and plaquenil for the last 5 years. Wondering if Cellcept could have increased her metabolism? ... (5 replies)
... I have been on Cellcept for a year and a half, and am overweight, I have stayed about the same weight the entire time. ... (5 replies)
... I just read that Cellcept *can* cause weight loss, so maybe she's just returning to her more natural weight...? But I'd still review this with my specialist, as it's better to be safe than sorry! (5 replies)

... Hi. In her shoes, I'd discuss with my nephrologist. I'd want to rule out water retention, which could be a sign that kidneys aren't functioning optimally. As for other possible reasons for weight gain, I don't know whether Cellcept can affect metabolism (sorry). Good luck, Vee (5 replies)
... cellcept. She had been on it 5 years and is doing amazing with Lupus Nephritis. My question...Since stopping it she has gained almost 15 pounds in 7 months. Does Cellcept affect metabolism? ... (5 replies)
... My daughter has Lupus Nephritis class 4. She has been thru all the treatment for and on cellcept for the past 5 years. She has just been able to stop it and has gained 10lbs in a few weeks. Could the Cellcept have kept her from gaining weight? ... (1 replies)
... Is it possible that the doctor wanting to switch me to Imuran has missed an important document in as to why the Cellcept was used in the first place? ... (0 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with CNS Lups in July. My Rhuemy wants to put me on plaquenil and cellcept. I am scared and don't really want to start the drugs, but am really confused as to what to do. Don't really want to end up taking more drugs to conteract the side effects of these drugs. I have had a brain MRI where they found numerous lesions, went through the whole MS... (2 replies)
Cellcept
Jun 29, 2009
... I don't have lupus nephritis but did take cellcept for many years. I tried many immunosuppresants before trying cellcept. Before I stopped I was taking 2000 mg a day. I felt wonderful on cellcept.... ... (1 replies)
Cellcept
Jun 16, 2009
... and my nephrologist is starting me on Cellcept.....I know Cellcept is used a lot for lupus nephritis and I was wondering if anyone out there has lupus nephritis and could please give me some insight into this treatment. ... (1 replies)
... Was at the rheumy today and she suggested starting cellcept or imuran since she thinks that my lupus is active again. ... (1 replies)
... I was actually cruising around looking for some information on CellCept side effects and thought I would chime in. ... (12 replies)
... IF I were you I would call rheumy asap. And be sure to let dr, know about your meds on tues. These meds we take are very strong and stay in our systems for months after we stop. Didn't your rheumy tell you the risks of cellcept & pregnancy, they should have. But since your still early in pregnancy things should be ok. Best wishes AC (2 replies)
... I have stop taking the cellcept because i found out i was pregnant and my doctor appt is on tuesday and i think i am 5 weeks preg. ... (2 replies)
... My daughter is on Myfortic and was on CellCept.... she has terrible itching on her legs after a few days of starting it ...The itching comes and goes but is really really bad when she get hot as in showers ect.....has anyone had this happen and if so how was it treated????? (0 replies)
Cellcept
Jul 9, 2007
... Erin, I hope that the cellcept helps you. I hope it helps sooner than later. ... (8 replies)
Cellcept
Jul 9, 2007
... I don't think I helped you much but atleast you know you arent alone. This site is really good for that. I am now trying cellcept and we shall see how well it works. I havent taken the Cytoxan. It is really my last resort. That stuff just sounds so toxic when you read about it. ... (8 replies)
Cellcept
Jul 4, 2007
... Yes, I'm stage IV Nephritis...mainly the side effects of nausea, the big 'D' lol, gastrointestinal problems, but then again, I'm taking so many different things it's hard to say what is doing what to me...mainly it's crashing my immune system like the cytoxin did (my WBC dropped to below 500 on that) and I'm severely lymphopenic with my monocytes and basophils virtually none... (8 replies)
Cellcept
Jul 4, 2007
... r nephritis. I dont think my kidneys are that bad atleast I don't have many symptoms. Just my urine. But my CNS symptoms are getting much worse. He said that cellcept has been known to help with those too. We shall see I guess. My dr said my CNS symptoms are worse but the funny thing is to me they arent. ... (8 replies)
Cellcept
Jul 3, 2007
... I've been on cellcept going on 6 weeks now... ... (8 replies)




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