Hi folks, I had my tx 9 weeks ago and everythings going really very well. My creatinine is down to 97, not sure the equivalent measurement in the US/Canada. I'm feeling very well, loads of energy,…Continue
Hi Folks, I had a kidney transplant 8 weeks ago and am doing very well, my createnin (spelling?) was 97 yesterday, that might be .9 in the states, I'm not sure, anyway, I usually take my prograf at…Continue
Hi, my first post. Im 4 weeks after a kidney tranplant from a desceased donor RIP.I was home after 5 days, everything having gone to plan, my kidney kicked in immediately and my wound has healed…Continue
This group is for all people involved with kidney transplants. Please discuss how you are involved... donor, recipient, family member? What caused the renal failure that led to transplant. What medicines do you take? Do you experience side effects?See More
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I'm not sure what you doctor means by not having a good match. I'm O+, but they…"
Hi folks, I had my tx 9 weeks ago and everythings going really very well. My creatinine is down to 97, not sure the equivalent measurement in the US/Canada. I'm feeling very well, loads of energy, truly delighted to be feeling so well. My main problem has been the discipline of remembering to take the drugs at the appropriate times. I was late twice so far and thanks to advise from people on this site, took them shortly afterwards and no problem, but.. last night I went to bed earlier than…See More
"Hi michael, i'm roughly 9 weeks since my kidney tp, started on 11mg twice daily, now down to 5mg twice daily, still have tremble in my hands etc though not as bad as initially, hope to have it reduced soon again. I think its different for…"
Hi Folks, I had a kidney transplant 8 weeks ago and am doing very well, my createnin (spelling?) was 97 yesterday, that might be .9 in the states, I'm not sure, anyway, I usually take my prograf at 10am and pm, but this morning I forgot to take them thanks to a duff reminder on my new phone and realised at 3pm, I took them then but not sure how to proceed with next dose, stay up till 3am? or take them at 10 or 11 pm before my usual bedtime? i'm dumb I know but its done now. thanks. See More
"Hi Folks, I had a kidney transplant 8 weeks ago and am doing very well, my createnin (spelling?) was 97 yesterday, that might be .9 in the states, I'm not sure, anyway, I usually take my prograf at 10am and pm, but this morning I forgot to take…"
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