Generic cellcept

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   Posted 7/28/2009 6:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had generic cellcept, and if so have you noticed a change?
SLE, APS, Celiac,
 Zoloft, Plaquenil, Asprin, Predisone, Methotrexate, Folic acid

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   Posted 7/28/2009 10:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Just finished trying it (details in siggy). Pharmacist said MAYBE I had a problem with the dye used for the pill and not the actual medication. Don't know. I am going to VERY gradually start it again next week and see what happens.
I will tell you that after about 3 days on it, my overall lupus symptoms were improved greatly!
Take care,

Dx: Lupus, sjogren's, celiac, severe allergies.

Daily Meds: Plaquenil, Zyrtec. Aciphex, Nasacort, Prozac, Ambien CR.
7-11-09 Started CellCept - so far it's like I've been given my life back!
7-21-09 Last day of CellCept for now - allergic reaction - darn - and it was working!

Daily Supplements: Calcium, B-100 Complex, Daily Vitamins.
As Needed Meds: Epinephrine, Benadryl, Proventil, Xopenex, Tylenal, Darvocet, Prednisone.

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   Posted 7/28/2009 10:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey there! I am currently on it and have had no luck with it...will be moving to a new treatment in 2 weeks. I hear it is usually a wonderful drug with low side effects, if you start it, I wish you the best :)



Systemic Lupus , lupus nephritis , raynoids , Carpal Tunnel

Ultram, Prednisone, Lupron, Zofran, Cell-Cept, Lisinopril,  Ambien, Flexeril, Darvocet, Ferrious Sulfade, Calcium, Vitamin B12, Aspirin 81 mg, Vitamin C

The Old Normal is no more so I and we have to find a New Normal...


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   Posted 7/28/2009 7:06 PM (GMT -6)   
yes i was on the cellcept and have switched to the generic about 2-3 months ago. i have had no changes, for better or worse, so im guessin its doin just as well as the cellcept itself was. hmmm.... unfortunately it wasnt a super drug, that woulda been great now huh? i hope everyone is feeling well, have a nice day, and stay outa the sun!!
love joan
dx sle dec 2007, meds-calcium 1.25g 2xday-prednisone 20mg-plaquenil200m 2xday-pepcid 40mg-asprin 81mg-cellcept 500mg 2xday-tramadol 50mg as needed- ambien 10mg- lopressor 25mg 2xday- paxil-20mg

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   Posted 7/29/2009 12:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jessierose, sorry to say cellcept did not help me either but I was on a thyroid med and switched to the generic and it gave me alot of problems now i am back on brand name and doing fine so maybe there is a different additive or something in it? anyways I hope you get it worked out soon so you can feel better do not worry though there are more drugs out there for you to try if you need to I know I always get excited when I try something new thinking maybe this will be the one that works! I really hope this one does it for you I know it has helped alot of people good luck dear...nona
dx Lupus,whith  brain, kidney ,heart invovment
Rhumitoid Arthritis ,seizures ,autoimmune hepatitis.
Meds-planquanil, lamictal ,lopressor ,imdur ,nitro, vtaminD ,metformin,
synthroid, lortab, phenergan, xanax ,prednisone ,kenelog injections
cytoxan, remicade
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