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 ?

#7 in Tacrolimus discussions - 34 posts discuss Weight Gain with Tacrolimus. Weight Gain is #7 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. ...child on these meds, but when you see her growing and gaining weight, going to school and having a normal life, you... "

is an antirejection drug. I have coped with the diabetes...
" ...8 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 until ...that Levamir does not cause weight increase.... "

to week. I'm now on 2.5 Tacrolimus twice a day and 500mg...
" ...week to week. I'm now on 2.5 Tacrolimus twice a day and ...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 was... "

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

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

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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 ...need to take his Prograf (tacrolimus) strictly on time when... "

taken away and has grown and put on weight he is still on...
" ...colon taken away and has grown and put on weight he is still on medication ...Azathioprine Methotrexate injection Methotrexate tablet Iron Modulen Current meds Tacrolimus Calcium... "

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mbo: Prednisone definitely made me gain weight (about 25 kg...
" 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...
" ...rare, usually flare up. Using tacrolimus for prednisone sparing. Very helpful. Tried everything. I haven't gained too much weight. Food loses taste at twenty ...and at this level I am jittery and not... "

for a problem where i get dangerously high blood pressure...
" ...March 2006 i've had prednisolone tablets initially at high doses causing an increase of 20kgs in weight at the time, then ...twice a day plus tacrolimus 3mg in the morning and 2mg at night. I'm currently... "

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