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Prograf vs generic tacrolimus?

Posted 31 Dec 2009 by r90lewis 5 answers

After 4 successful years on prograf due to a kidney transplant, am I doomed if I have to make the switch to generic tacrolimus? I have been told by my transplant team the generic has not been sufficiently tested, and do not switch! What's the deal??

I am a kidney transplant patient, and I take immunosuppressant drugs like Prograf, Cellcept and?

Posted 16 Sep 2009 by meccarose 5 answers

... Medrol. I have a sciatic nerve problem and I am in constant pain. I have been prescribed Flexeril 10mg 3xday. Is this drug safe for me? Are there any negative drug interactions with meds that I take?

What can be done about hair loss from prograf?

Posted 11 May 2010 by Jan Maine 1 answer

My daughter had a kidney transplant and is losing her hair. The clinic said it was a side effect from prograf. Is it permanant. Will she lose all of her hair. What can she do?

Anyone a liver transplant patient using rapamune?

Posted 19 Dec 2012 by Kensw 2 answers

Several months ago I was switched from prograf (tacrolimus) to rapamune (Sirolimus) for immune suppression roughly a year after liver transplant. I understand it is used primarily for kidney transplant patients and am wondering how unusual this might be.

Is there any financial help from drug companies for liver transplant patients anti rejection meds?

Posted 27 Feb 2013 by sherrysliver 2 answers

i need help paying for my medication I had a liver transplant jan 2013. Prograf and Valcite are two i am unable to pay for. thank you

Anyone know someone who is on the new prograf generic called tacrolimus and how the two compare?

Posted 1 Oct 2009 by joel schnur 4 answers

i had a kidney transplant back in '95 and have been on prograf since. medco just wrote that they will do all future refills with the new generic

I had a kidney transplant. I take prograf twice daily & developed severe itching, anyone else?

Posted 18 Aug 2012 by jwl 2 answers

... anybody else experienced this and if so what did your Doctor recomend you do to eliminate the itching?

Tacrolimus - my daughter is on prograf for her kidney disease, is it bad or good for her kidneys?

Posted 14 Oct 2012 by Lenango 3 answers

She has not had a kidney transplant.

Kidney transplant - has anyone else had extremely elevated Prograf levels and how was it treated?

Posted 9 Mar 2011 by Hearron 2 answers

I'm a kidney transplant patient (May 10) and my latest labwork shows my Prograf level at 3 times the normal limit. I have retested but worried sick until they give me the results. Has anyone else ever experienced extremely elevated Prograf levels? If so, how was it treated

Long Term Effects of Prograf?

Posted 21 Dec 2014 by xindi 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 ...

My prograf has an expiration date of 1/11/11. Does anyone know if Prograf would really have lost?

Posted 20 Apr 2011 by dksweeney 1 answer

... its strength 3 months after an expiration date or do they likely build in some cushion like most drugs or foods? I'm not in great $ situation so hate to throw away.

Prograf vs tacrolimus? Should I switch?

Posted 28 May 2011 by Iwant2no 1 answer

My heart transplant was 20 years ago. I've had very little rejection over the years but asked for tacrolimus as prograf has become too expensive. Now worried after reading about deaths! I've already suffered with multiple skin cancers for several years now. Will tacrolimus make it worse?

Prograg vs tacrolimus?

Posted 20 Dec 2011 by LARRYSWAILS 1 answer

I had my kidney transplant Oct 09 and had been on prograf from that time until about two months ago when my pharmacy started me on tracrolius. Blood test a month ago showed a very low prograf level. I thought it was because I had confused the prograf and cellcept. My last lab test on Friday and ...

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