Liver transplant

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What is liver transplant?

Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is a surgical procedure performed to transfer a healthy liver from a donor to replace the diseased liver of the recipient.

Common symptoms reported by people with liver 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 with liver transplant

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

(Prograf)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
liver transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

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

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

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
for liver transplant (2 evaluations)
Side effects
headaches shakiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
liver transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
diarrhea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with liver transplant, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has liver transplant on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 11
20s 41
30s 87
40s 69
50s 138
60s 201
70+ 42
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 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

52% Female
48% Male

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

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