Know if anyone out there are having these problems. I take the prograf, prednisone, imuran, etc. Was sick with allergies in may, now my kidneys are acting up, no one is sure why, however transplant team are wanting some more prograf tests run, anyone else having problems??Am nervous as local dr told me if my count continues to climb I will have to have dialysis!!! Thank you for your comments.
My thought here, especially if your physicians are running more Prograf tests, is that the Prograf is starting to cause kidney damage. I have a kidney and pancreas transplant and it is kind of a double-edged sword, as these are stronger drugs than years ago so allow for more transplants that might not have been possible w/o them (ie those that are not as good of a match), but they can also cause kidney failure and diabetes, so I could eventually end up back where I started. I started on Prograf but switched to cyclosporin a few months ago for other reasons, but they both carry that possible side effect unfortunately. Good luck - I hope things turn around for you soon!
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