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My granddaughter who is 10 has been diagnosed with FSGS. Would you recommend using rituximab?

Posted 17 Jun 2016 by Konopka 0 answers

She has had nephrotic syndrome since she was 18 mos old. She was given rituximab at the age of 3 and she was in remission for about a year and a half and then was put on Tacrolimus and tried other drugs as well. Would rituximab be worth trying again and is it safe for her..

Can Tacrolimus ointment 0.1% be applied on lip for treatment of discolored/whitish spots?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 by das61_monu 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 ...

Anyone gain a bunch of weight on tacrolimus?

Posted 12 Apr 2016 by jessiwilliams 0 answers

Are Tacrolimus Pangraf & Cellcept available and allowed in Germany?

Posted 9 Nov 2014 by nikhilJasani 1 answer

Hi, I am moving from India to Germany for an year. I am taking Tacrolimus pangraf & cellcept post transplant as per suggested by doctor. I am worried whether I can carry these medicines to Germany or not. Also I'd like to know whether the same medicines are available there or not.

Is Dr. Reddy's Laboratories able to help me pay for my Tacrolimus? I cannot afford it?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by amulroon 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.

Kidney disease, what can I expect?

Posted 20 Mar 2014 by endlessPred 2 answers

Hello friends. It has been a while since I have written here. The latest in my saga is that the tacrolimus I take is causing kidney damage. Odd, really, since it is the drug to help people from rejecting a kidney transplant. But then I have auto immune diseases so my body doesn't recognize me ...

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??

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.

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 ?

Zostavax vaccine for shingles?

Posted 23 Oct 2012 by endlessPred 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, ...

Tacrolimus - mouth edge white batch?

Posted 10 Jun 2013 by varadhan456 1 answer

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