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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 9/22/2007 10:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey y'all!  I was recently taken off of cellcept and put on cyclosporine.  I was wondering if anyone has taken it before?  about 30 minutes after I take it my stomach feels like it is on fire.  It really burns.  I was wondering if anyone else had experienced this? 
I was put on the cyclosporine as a last straw to treat the cerebritis.  If it doesn't help I will have to take Rituximab treatments.  I really want to avoid that drug.  The cyclosporine does seem to be helping alot it's just making my stomach an inferno! 
Hope you all are well.  God bless,  Judy

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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 9/22/2007 9:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Judy . . . no at all familiar with the cyclosporine, but you should call your prescribing doc and tell him about the burning tummy . . . lots of times they can rx a med that will protect your stomach and you really don't want the meds causing damage in there. I hope this works for you!

Keep us posted.


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