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Posted 14 Jan 2014 by • 1 answer
I have two discoloured/whitish spots (about 4 mm diameter each) on my lower lip. I don't have white spots anywhere else on my body. A dermatologist has prescribed FLUTICASONE Ointment B.P. to be applied on the lip in the morning and TACROLIMUS Ointment 0.1% w/w (TACROZ FORTE) to be applied on ...
Posted 31 Dec 2009 by • 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??
Posted 7 Dec 2012 by • 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 ?
Posted 19 Dec 2012 by • 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.
Posted 1 Oct 2009 by • 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
Posted 14 Oct 2012 by • 3 answers
She has not had a kidney transplant.
Posted 23 Oct 2012 by • 2 answers
Hello. After talking with my physician I thought I should pass along information regarding the shingles vaccine. It is very popular right now and there are people who are not able to get this. TV commercials are promoting this. Anyone immunosuppressed, prednisone or other steroid, transplant, ...
Posted 10 Feb 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 12 Jan 2010 by • 2 answers
After reading more info. on this drug, and understanding what it does. Whilst taking the tablet with grapefruit juice is such a dangerous combination, Does that include all citrus fruit juice's, Like fresh orange, tropical/exotic fruit juices, etc.. Would there be any danger with others fruit ...
Posted 2 Nov 2010 by • 1 answer
If i am healthy, and thinking about volunteering for a study on this drug, it consists of 4 mg dose 1 a day for 8 days. Should I be concern about the side effect that are listed on this site? Or are those side effects mainly on people with a condition?
Posted 28 May 2011 by • 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?
Posted 24 Oct 2011 by • 1 answer
Posted 20 Dec 2011 by • 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 ...
Posted 1 Sep 2012 by • 2 answers
Although my tac (prograf) is being cut down from six to four. And of today to zero for a week, I have been getting higher and higher trough readings. I have read about this and understand that this is a bad sign. What I would like to know is the experience of anyone on this medication.
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 ...
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