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Top 10 Search Results for "Imuran"

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Cellcept

Cellcept

Is anyone on it or tried it?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

That's what I was taking if ur talking about the Cellcept, the imuran I'm only on 100mg

posted over 6 years ago

Will Imuran Replace Steroids?

Will Imuran Replace Steroids?

I have to lose weight these steroids have made me gain 50 ilbs ..I still get face rashes and ulcers and pain but I want off the prednisone ..

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I feel the same way. I to have put on 50 pounds due to medication. If you can find away to have more energy or ways to feel better, please let me know

posted over 6 years ago

Medication

Medication

Has anyone taken LEFLUNOMIDE along with taking Hydroxychloroquine? Any side effects?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Per Brian's answer be very careful with a virus going around and being vulnerable to more illness's!!

posted over 1 year ago

Dizzy

Dizzy

Has anybody experienced dizziness with imuran, and found it improved with addition of plaquinil? Low tolerance at best of times to mess... I always get the weird side effects! But I'd appreciate insights. Felt plaqunil had aggravated fibromyalgia and joint pain, but off it noticing dizziness I had when first staring imuran last year. May have lost tolerance, or it's just one of those weeks.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I noticed I got my dizzy after starting Imuran. I have been on it all summer.

posted almost 6 years ago

Imuran Causing Skin Cancer

Imuran Causing Skin Cancer

Anyone had issues with immunosuppressive meds causing squamous cell carcinoma? Taking Imuran for lupus nephritis. Docs continue to insist on immuran.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes, I was on immigrant for 5 years, best I ever felt until I was diagnosed with pockets of skin cancer and had to have a bone marrow test for lukemia
Was taken off immuran and placed on cellcept

posted about 5 years ago

Imuran/azathioprine

Imuran/azathioprine

Pros and cons. Has it helped. Do you take with food along with prednisone. Asking for a family friend. On a better note, my adrenals kicked in, blood cortisol level above minimum.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I'm not on prednisone anymore, I'm not on anything right now! I'm looking for a new Doctor I moved to a new town, a small town it tough finding one.

posted over 1 year ago

Anyone Experience Hair Loss From Imuran?

Anyone Experience Hair Loss From Imuran?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

hair loss does come with having lupus. i'm not on immuron it made me sick to my stomach. I take 10,000 iU's of biotin to help with my hair loss. hope this was helpful.

posted about 1 month ago

Has Anyone Taken Imuran?

Has Anyone Taken Imuran?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I used to take it. Now I take CellCept.

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone Taken Imuran While Pregnant

Has Anyone Taken Imuran While Pregnant

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Hi I took Imuran, prednisone and other medications while I was pregnant and I was very scared that my kids would have some kind of deformation, like missing fingers, toes etc, if you read what can… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Have You Ever Been Prescribed CellCept?

Have You Ever Been Prescribed CellCept?

Has anyone been prescribed CellCept? Good or Bad? What symptoms did you have?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have been on Cellcept for 10 yrs. So far so good! It helps keep things quiet for my kidneys.

posted over 7 years ago