Side Effects of CellCept

February 10, 2007 at 1:12 am


Roche, the manufacturer of CellCept, has a prescribing information sheet on their website. [url][/url].

In brief, the most serious effects are an increased risk of opportunistic infections, lymphoma and other malignancies, particularly of the skin, teratogenic effects (mutations during fetal development), and neutropenia (low white blood cell count. The effects are more severe when other immunosuppresive drugs are used concurrently and are dose and duration related.