Lung Transplant

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What is Lung Transplant?

Lung transplantation is an option for patients who have respiratory insufficiency or failure and who remain at life-threatening risk despite optimal medical treatment. Single and double lung procedures are about equally common.

Common symptoms reported by people with Lung 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 Lung Transplant

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

(Prograf)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Lung Transplant (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Lung Transplant (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Lung Transplant (3)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Lung Transplant (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Lung Transplant (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Tessalon Perles)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Cough (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Cough (1)

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

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

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
for Lung Transplant (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Tiredness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Lung Transplant (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Perceived effectiveness
for Lung Transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Lung Transplant (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
for Lung Transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Constipation Fatigue 6 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Lung Transplant (3)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Lung Transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Lung Transplant (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for Lung Transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Insomnia
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Lung Transplant (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tessalon Perles)
Perceived effectiveness
for Cough (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Cough (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Cough (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Cough (1)

Data from patients with Lung 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 Lung Transplant on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 22
30s 63
40s 73
50s 139
60s 189
70+ 82

Sex

Distribution of sex

52% Female
48% 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 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

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

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