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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

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

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

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

Medication

Medication

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

A MyLupusTeam Member

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I Have Been On Imuran And Colchicine For Quite Awhile. Wondering If Once You Stopped The Medicine If Hair Grows Back

I Have Been On Imuran And Colchicine For Quite Awhile. Wondering If Once You Stopped The Medicine If Hair Grows Back

I have lupus and recurring pericardias. It has definitely changed my life. I don’t feel like the same person. Now with hair loss I’m totally depressed. Would love to hear about your experience with hair loss and if it has grown back.

A MyLupusTeam Member

Thank you so much for replying. You have great suggestions! I appreciate it very much😊

Has Anyone Taken Imuran While Pregnant

Has Anyone Taken Imuran While Pregnant

A MyLupusTeam Member

My daughter has lupus too, she's 28 and is almost 8 months pregnant. Very high risk with her lupus, she's on imuran and lovonox for blood clots. It's been stressful but we are almost there. 🙏

Missed Imruan Dose

Missed Imruan Dose

I've unfortunately missed 4 doses of my imuran. Is there anything I should be worried about? Or is there anything I should know?

A MyLupusTeam Member

Thank you. It's my own fault just didn't get the chance to get more before I ran out.