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asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020

Does CellCept affect menstrual cycle?

CellCept may reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives, which is why it's important to use two forms of birth control. Tell your doctor immediately if you miss your menstrual period while taking CellCept. It's not known whether CellCept passes into breast milk or could harm a breastfeeding baby.

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Simply so, what are the long term side effects of CellCept?

Common side effects of CellCept include: asthma, herpes simplex infection, infection, metabolic acidosis, oral candidiasis, pleural effusion, respiratory tract infection, systemic cytomegalovirus disease, urinary tract infection, viremia, abdominal pain, acne vulgaris, anemia, anxiety, asthenia, back pain,

Secondly, how long does it take for CellCept to leave your system? In healthy non-pregnant adults, it takes an average of one week for most of the mycophenolate to be gone from your body. If you are planning pregnancy, talk to your doctor about when you should stop this medication and treatment options.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what are the side effects of mycophenolate?

Common side effects may include:

  • stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation;
  • swelling in your ankles or feet;
  • rash;
  • headache, dizziness, tremors;
  • fever, sore throat, or other signs of infections;
  • low blood cell counts; or.
  • increased blood pressure or heart rate.

What does CellCept do to your body?

CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) weakens your body's immune system, to help keep it from "rejecting" a transplanted organ such as a kidney. CellCept is used with other medicines to prevent organ rejection after a kidney, liver, or heart transplant.

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