Liver Transplant Expert Forum
Cellcept causing miscarriage - Liver transplant
About This Forum:

Questions posted in the Liver Transplant . Forum are answered by medical professionals from The Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

Cellcept causing miscarriage - Liver transplant

Good day

My wife had a liver transplant 4 years ago. She is currently on Cellcept (1000mg/day) and prograf and clexane.

We are trying to become pregnant, but she has had two miscairrages in the past 5 months.

The docters say it is because of the cellcept and I saw on the FDA that this drug should be avoided when trying to conceive.

My question is: Is there no other drug that can be used?
517301_tn?1229801385
cellcept should be avoided.  prograf monotherapy can often be used so possibly just stopping the cellcept is an option.
Blank
This Forum's Experts
517301_tn?1229801385
Thomas D Schiano, MDBlank
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY
Blank
Request an Appointment
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
This is Driving Your Emotional Eati...
Jul 02 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
5856747_tn?1403352282
Blank
Sleep Apnoea
Jun 28 by Andrew John Rynne, MDBlank