27 patient evaluations for Tacrolimus

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Jun 7, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take my dose under my tongue, the only problem is opening the capsule. It's easier to keep my nails short to make gripping easier. I have to wait 20 min after dosing to eat or drink.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 11, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for kidney transplant)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cramps in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've experienced increased fatique and severe leg cramps at night. The pain is horrid and very hard to work out the cramps. Some have lasted as long as 15 minutes without any relief of pain. i try to get up and walk them out. I also drink extra fluids.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: cramps in legs

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 9, 2011 (Started Apr 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2011 (Started May 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Dec 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in hands, hair loss, hair thinning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg/kg/day Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 6, 2012 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (flu virus (influenza))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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