Approval Status: Approved February 1998
Treatment for: prevention of organ rejection inpatients undergoing heart transplants
Areas: Cardiovascular / Cardiology; Diabetes / Endocrinology; Immune System
CellCept when used in combination with cyclosporine and corticosteroids has been approved for the prevention of organ rejection inpatients undergoing heart transplants. CellCept has previously been approved for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney-transplant patients.
The principal adverse reactions associated with the administration of Cell Cept include diarrhea, leukopenia (reduction of white blood cells), sepsis, and vomiting, and there is evidence of a higher frequency of certain types of infections.
CellCept Drug Information
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