Hi, I did a quick search and if I missed a thread that asked the same thing I apologize.
Before I get to my question here are some things about me:
I am male
23 yrs old
recently diagnosed with lupus nephritis(January 2014)
Allergic to prednisone,ibuprofen,penicillin,levofloxacin, and possibly plaquenil.(had chest pains that started when I took it and stopped once I was told to stop taking it)
My kidney doctor acknowledges the fact that my body has strong reactions to almost any medicine
Over the course of a month and a half they slowly raised my dose of cellcept to 2000mg daily. I had the typical reactions of nausea, stool problems,gas, etc. But for the most part they mostly stopped once my body started getting used to it and the edema went away,dropping 30+lbs in a month is amazing. Now that brings me to my question, is "psychosis" common enough with cellcept that doctors acknowledge it can happen? Because in the last few weeks once my dose was raised to 2000mg I've slowly been being more out of it than usual, hard to recall information, I see lights randomly in the corner of my eyes for example I think it's my phone blinking for a notification but I check and it's nothing, randomly hear sounds at times that aren't there last one was a clock tic sound in a box that I checked and had nothing in there mechanical,and a few other things but the worst are the random "disturbing" thoughts I get.
Anyone have anything similar?
I did a bit of research and the way I am feeling I am hoping is a reaction to the medicine and not anything to do with my brain because I read that if you get motor skill impairment,memory problems,weakness,vision problems and flu like symptoms that you should let your doctor know immediately because might be a virus. I have more or less almost all those except the flu like symptoms. I have a sore throat that I got from my sister but no fever I religiously check my temperature when I am even mildly sick.