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After 23 years of transplantation, why would my nephrologist be testing me for the BK Virus?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by david kraft 0 answers

BK Virus most susceptible up to 5 years out. Lowering of immunosupression helps fight BK Virus. Symptoms are sub-clinical and cancer drug "vismodegib" causes all symptoms. I am on lowest dose of cyclosporine (main side affect - gout), azathioprine (increases susceptibility to basil and ...

What is the difference between Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) and Rena-Vite Tabs (CYP 162 Red)?

Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Luiz Filho 1 answer

Dear Sirs, I am a patient with CKD on dialysis waiting for a kidney transplant and my nephrologist has been prescribing Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) for few years. However, Blue Cross Health Insurance has recently denied coverage for Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow). In order to find a ...

Could not find a drug that sounded like "Kerosyn"?

Posted 6 Aug 2014 by Janny Kay 2 answers

Nephrology M.D. dictated the above word very clearly & distinctly. Could not find it using different spellings.

I was just diagnosed with distal renal tubular acidosis~Help!?

Posted 17 Jan 2014 by Laurieannesky 1 answer

My urologist says my kidneys shouldn't hurt. They hurt bad. He admits he knows nothing about the disease. I have a long wait for my first nephrologist appt. Should I find another doctor now or wait & suffer?

6 months ago my nephrologist reduced my Cellcept in half from 1g daily to 500mg daily. My blood?

Posted 18 Nov 2013 by 8456297789 2 answers

... results are better than ever. Should I be concerned about rejection and go back to 1g daily? My nephrologist has no clue.

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