Kidney transplant

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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.

Common symptoms reported by people with kidney 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 kidney transplant

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

(Lasix)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fluid retention (edema) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Imuran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
kidney transplant (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chlorthal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fluid retention (edema) (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Myfortic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
kidney transplant (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zofran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
nausea (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

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

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

(Lasix)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fluid retention (edema) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches insomnia 2 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Chlorthal)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fluid retention (edema) (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Generlac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious 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)

(Myfortic)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
kidney transplant (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zofran)
Perceived effectiveness
for nausea (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
nausea (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
suicidal thoughts or urges
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 15
20s 62
30s 319
40s 562
50s 661
60s 449
70+ 162

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 868
Female 1384

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