27 patient evaluations for Tacrolimus

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Mar 7, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shaky hands, jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: jittery feeling, shaky hands

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Mar 15, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anemia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: anemia

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Apr 3, 2010 (Started Sep 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 11 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands

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Apr 16, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: burning sensation in soles of feet

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May 25, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 27, 2010 (Started Mar 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in hands, feet tingling, burning sensation in feet, hands tingling, burning sensation in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When taking this medication, be expecting hand tremors, headaches, and possibly slight diarrhea. Oh, another side effect you may have, is a burning sensation in your hands and feet.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, feet tingling, hands tingling, burning sensation in hands, burning sensation in feet

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Jun 24, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This might be what is upsetting my stomach so much. Either this one or Cellcept
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

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Jun 28, 2010 (Started May 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Causes tremors, high creatinine high blood sugar nauseau

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Oct 14, 2010 (Started May 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to stop all other anti rejection drugs because of CMV and BKV were just out of control and also cut down on Tacrolimus to minimum level. CMV is no longer present but BKV is still showing as <1000 so levels of drug has stayed consistent.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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