22 patient evaluations for Tacrolimus with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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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

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

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Dec 16, 2010)

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

  • 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

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

May 14, 2011 (Started Nov 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i use my phone alarm
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 16, 2010 (Started Nov 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (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

Mar 15, 2011 (Started Feb 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lung transplant)
  • Side effects
    Mild (restless feeling in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have experienced frequent episodes of peripheral neuropathy.... burning sensation in hands and feet when putting them in water even if the water is not hot.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restless feeling in legs

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 31, 2011 (Started Jun 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for kidney transplant)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased appetite, shakiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Minor tremors.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, shakiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2010 (Started Nov 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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