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Why does it say "Do not crush or chew" on the Rapamune bottle. Our doctor said to get a .5 mg dose,?
Posted 20 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
... cut a 1 mg rapamune in half. But it is like hard candy, very difficult to cut without it breaking into pieces and nearly impossible to get an accurate dose. I've found it easier to slowly saw the pill back and forth with a finely serrated knife, but I am worried that cutting it may ...
Posted 21 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
My daughter had liver transplant at age 2. She is 5 now and so far everything is ok (fingers crossed). She has been on prograf all this time and doctors say she will need it for the rest of her life. What are the potential side effects of long term use of this drug? Obviously, I'm hoping for ...
Posted 3 Sep 2014 by • 2 answers
I have Medicare Part A&B. Part B pays 80% for my anti rejection medication. I have no 2ndary insurance and so I am responsible for 20%. This is more than $200 a month. I cannot afford to pay this amount but need the medication to survive. Please help me.
Posted 27 Feb 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 18 Nov 2013 by • 2 answers
... results are better than ever. Should I be concerned about rejection and go back to 1g daily? My nephrologist has no clue.
Posted 12 Mar 2013 by • 1 answer
I have now reached the top of the third stage on my creatin level and I am starting to have lots of kidney infection. I take 500 mg of mycophenolate Mofetil and Tacrolimus 3mg each day because of a liver transplant. I have heard that both of these drugs are notoriously bad on for your kidneys, if ...
What type of precautions to be taken while I am working in Mycophenolate Mofetil Manufacturing area?
Posted 12 Feb 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 8 Nov 2010 by • 2 answers
Posted 19 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
I had a kidney/liver transplant 2 years ago. I am taking 4 mg of prograf daily. I am experiencing some weight gain and wonder if any one else is experiencing this same effect. I have gained 35 pounds in 2 years. I know part of this is just being more healthy as I was malnourished before the ...
Posted 15 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
... shot up, i had a very bad cough and felt very weak. I have spoken to my doctor who says that I must still take Sirolimus. Am I going to have these side effects for the rest of my life?
Posted 21 Mar 2010 by • 1 answer
I am on cyclorsporine following a kidney and pancreas transplant but have taken Valtrex for many years as prophylaxis and would like to continue it or something similar as prophylaxis. Are these okay to take together or is there a better option that would provide the same effect?
Posted 25 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
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 ...
I am on Wellbutrin and cyclosporine and am having trouble getting my cyclosporine level therapeutic?
Posted 2 Apr 2010 by • 1 answer
It seems likely that the Wellbutrin is affecting this by reading the interactions statement that comes up on this site. Does anyone have any thoughts on how to handle this? I'm already up to 250 mg cyclosporine twice a day and my level has still been low. I've been on the Wellbutrin for ...
Posted 14 Mar 2010 by • 1 answer
My husband appears to be suffering from tach toxicity... mental fugue, agitation, etc... they have stopped the drug... but do the side effects go away once he is weaned?
Is there a program or way to get prograf when you have no insurance, and are unable to buy the medi?
Posted 13 Nov 2009 by • 1 answer
a young friend w/ liver transplant x2 was cut off her medicaid because she worked 16hrs at a minimum wage job. She ran out of prograf and has been unable to get her meds. has been out for 2 days now. She was born w/ a malformed biliary artery and had 1st transplant at age 9, 2nd at age 20. She is ...
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