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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?

Tacrolimus - Are any other post kidney transplant patients experiencing significant side effects?

Posted 7 Dec 2012 by wdc 3 answers

... of tarcolimus ? I've many and am struggling with these issues and I just wanted to know if I'm alone in these experiences ?

Renal Transplant - Is there a drug I can take in place of prednisone?

Posted 31 Dec 2013 by OfTheEverKing 2 answers

I am having a horrible time with side effects from prednisone. I am 35 pounds heavier and am having some serious emotional stuff like anxiety, depression, mood swings, tears out of nowhere, and super tiredness. Any suggestions?

I would like to find out if prednisone can cause shortness of breath?

Posted 23 Jun 2012 by SLHH 3 answers

My Step-Mother has shortness of breath and takes prednisone as one of her anti-rejection medicines for a kidney transplant, Can this cause shortness of breath?

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?

I am a kidney transplant patient, should I take remeron?

Posted 15 Mar 2013 by bluesleep 4 answers

I saw my Psych yesterday and she prescribed remeron for sleep. Reading through your material, I noticed it said if you have kidney disease that you should not take this drug. I had a kidney transplant 5 years ago and wonder if the kidney disease warning for remeron applies to me.

Does Cellcept affect the unborn baby incase of pregnency? if the husband is using it?

Posted 7 Jun 2010 by Hanan Omar 2 answers

My son is 24. he had kidney transplant 3 years ago. He got married last year. No pregnency until now and he found out that his sperms are weak, however there is a procedure for having a baby. I am worried because of Cellcept. Does it damage the sperms? in another way, does it affect the unborn baby?

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

Is potassium sorbate safe to ingest for someone with renal failure?

Posted 3 Sep 2010 by adeyemi 1 answer

How advisable is it to recommend the use of the Stabilized Aloe Vera Gel by Forever to a patient with fresh kidney transplants and liver infection?

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