Lung transplant

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  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
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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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for lung transplant

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

(Prograf)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
120
Tried for
lung transplant (4)
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
97
Tried for
lung transplant (1)

Data from patients with lung transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with lung transplant

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
for lung transplant (2 evaluations)
Side effects
hair loss tiredness 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
lung transplant (4)
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
lung transplant (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with lung transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has lung transplant on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 287 say lung transplant is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 16
30s 46
40s 72
50s 108
60s 208
70+ 165

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 289
Female 318

These charts show data from lung transplant patients who have completed their condition history
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