Cellcept Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • An Infection
  • Anemia
  • Bloody Urine
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Thrush

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Pain Following An Operation
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Fever
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Skin Rash
  • Backache
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Leg Cramps
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throat Irritation
  • Weakness, Numbness Or Pain From Nerve Damage

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Cyst Containing Lymph Fluid
  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Tumor
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Immune System Problem Called Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Active Tuberculosis
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • An Infection Due To A Protozoa Organism
  • An Infection Due To A Virus
  • An Infection Due To Unusual Mycobacteria
  • An Infection Of The Central Nervous System Called Meningitis
  • An Unusual Viral Infection That Can Affect A Part Of The Body Or Spread Called CMV Disease
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Bone Infection And Inflammation
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea Due To Intestinal Malabsorption
  • Disorder Of Lymphoid Tissue After Transplant
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Impaired Wound Healing
  • Inflammation And Infection Of The Abdomen Lining
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Problems Due To BK Polyomavirus
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Osteoporosis, A Condition Of Weak Bones
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, A Type Of Brain Infection
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis C Infection
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Chronic Widening Of The Lung Airway Passages
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dry Mouth
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Itching
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Wheezing

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