Tacrolimus

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Other names: Protopic, Prograf
Method of use: Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Tacrolimus (also FK-506 or Fujimycin) is an immunosuppression medication that is mainly used after allogeneic organ transp...
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Does Tacrolimus cause Weight Gain ?

#8 in Tacrolimus discussions - 32 posts discuss Weight Gain with Tacrolimus. Weight Gain is #8 concern in Tacrolimus discussions.
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I am so happy that Tacrolimus has worked for your precious...
" ...to get Izzy well. I am so happy that Tacrolimus has worked for your precious girl. ...but when you see her growing and gaining weight, going to school and having... "

is an antirejection drug. I have coped with the diabetes...
" ...years ago and have type 2 diabetes as a result of taking Tacrolimus which is an antirejection drug. I have coped with the diabetes by diet only ...does not cause weight increase. Would be glad... "

to week. I'm now on 2.5 Tacrolimus twice a day and 500mg...
" ...to week. I'm now on 2.5 Tacrolimus twice a day ...advised to take one Piriton allergy tablet when needed. I have lost my appetiate which has caused me to loose over a stone in weight but as I wa... "

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Tacrolimus Prednisolone Weight gain no in...
" Mycophenolate Tacrolimus Prednisolone Weight gain no in fact I lost... "

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Is anyone experiencing weight gain or elevated chloresterol...
" ...anyone experiencing weight gain or elevated chloresterol levels ...(which could lead to weight gain) and raised cholesterol levels are known side effects of... "

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(steroid) was affective but bad side effects (weight gain...
" ...all those medicines. The prednisolone (steroid) was affective but bad side effects (weight gain, drug induced diabetes. He can ...to take his Prograf (tacrolimus) strictly on time when... "

taken away and has grown and put on weight he is still on...
" ...intestines and 10cm of colon taken away and has grown and put on weight he is still on medication but is like any ...tablet Iron Modulen Current meds Tacrolimus Calcium... "

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Rimbo: Prednisone definitely made me gain weight (about 25...
" Yeah I'm taking Cellcept and tacrolimus (prograff) as well. Rimbo: Prednisone definitely made me gain weight (about 25 kgs to be exact...), but a lot of that was due to increased appetite, and... "

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flare up. Using tacrolimus for prednisone sparing. Very...
" ...usually flare up. Using tacrolimus for prednisone sparing. Very helpful. Tried everything. I haven't gained too much weight. Food loses taste at ...at this level I am jittery and not interested... "

for a problem where i get dangerously high blood pressure...
" ...prednisolone tablets initially at high doses causing an increase of 20kgs in weight ...tacrolimus 3mg in the morning and 2mg at night. I'm currently under investigations with a cardiologoist for... "

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