Heart Transplant

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What is Heart Transplant?

A surgical procedure in which a damaged heart is removed and replaced by another heart from a suitable donor. It is performed in patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with Heart Transplant

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Heart Transplant

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neoral)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Rapamune)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Prograf)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Heart Transplant, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Heart Transplant

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness with hypotension upon standing Increased sleepiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neoral)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Heart Transplant (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Pain in lower back
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Check to add this treatment to your profile
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
Check to add this treatment to your profile
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
Check to add this treatment to your profile
Treatment name(s)

(Rapamune)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
Check to add this treatment to your profile
Treatment name(s)

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Heart Transplant (1)
Check to add this treatment to your profile
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Heart Transplant, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Heart Transplant on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 15
20s 43
30s 85
40s 90
50s 112
60s 76
70+ 47

Sex

Distribution of sex

46% Female
54% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Heart Transplant patients who have completed their condition history
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