What is kidney transplant?

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to transfer of a healthy kidney from a donor to a patient for the purpose of replacing one of the failing kidneys of the recipient.

How do members experience kidney transplant?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with kidney transplant*

*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.

Top treatments taken by people for kidney transplant*

*Data from patients with kidney transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with kidney transplant*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
kidney transplant (11)
Treatment

(Myfortic)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
kidney transplant (4)
Treatment

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
kidney transplant (3)
Treatment

(Imuran)
Perceived effectiveness
for kidney transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
irritable bowel syndrome
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
kidney transplant (1)
Treatment

(Neoral)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
kidney transplant (1)

*Data from patients with kidney transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has kidney transplant on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 58
30s 242
40s 555
50s 747
60s 629
70+ 328

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1,009
Female 1,540