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Cellcept Dosage for Nephrotic Syndrome

Cellcept Dosage for Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is characterized by four typical symptoms: a large amount of proteinuria, edema, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. Steroids are often used to deal with these symptoms but may fail work. In this case, cellcept is more likely to be used for manage this kidney disease. However, they may want to know the cellcept dosage for Nephrotic Syndrome.

When is cellcept used for Nephrotic Syndrome?

The clinical research shows that patients with minimal change disease and mesangial proliferative nephritis as the primary Nephrotic Syndrome may present hormone dependent or resistant to steroids. For patients with refractory Nephrotic Syndrome, cellcept along with glucocorticoid must have therapeutic effects. Besides, it can be taken when cytoxan doesn’t work or it produces severe side effects.

What is the dosage of cellcept for Nephrotic Syndrome?

Firstly, you need to know the dosage should depend on patients’ illness condition, so I can only give you some suggestions for general condition. (If you want to get individual suggestions, you can send your illness description to kidneyservice@hotmail.com or leave a message below, so our kidney experts can give you professional advices.)

For these patients, the primary recommended dosage is 1~1.5g/d. If they have too heavy weight or their illness condition is quite serious, they can take 2.0 g/d of cellcept. Remember that take this dosage of medicine at twice on an empty stomach.

After 3~6 months, patients can reduce the dosage gradually. In this time, the dosage can be 0.5~1.0g/d for 3-6 months. Then, the maintaining dosage is about 0.5~0.25g/d, and the maintaining treatment should not be too short. Otherwise, Nephrotic Syndrome may relapse easily after stopping the medicine.

Does cellcept produce side effect for Nephrotic Syndrome?

Since cellcept is one immunosuppressant, it is inevitable for patients to suffer from side effects. For example, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, infections, low immunity, cancer, etc, may appear during the use of cellcept. Therefore, cellcept isn’t the best treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome.

In fact, some other therapies can also help treat Nephrotic Syndrome. If you want to learn more about these therapies, you can contact us directly. Therefore, you can not only control your symptoms but also repair damaged kidney cells.

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