Prograf

Last Update February 4, 2016
Taken for: Transplant
Other brands: Tacrolimus, Protopic
Tacrolimus (also FK-506 or Fujimycin) is an immunosuppression medication that is mainly used after allogeneic organ transp...
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Does Prograf cause Weight Gain?

#3 in Prograf discussions - 139 posts discuss Weight Gain with Prograf. Weight Gain is #3 concern in Prograf discussions.

Does Prograf cause Weight Gain?

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| rosette
I had a kidney transplant exactly 10 years ago. I was so lucky i am still alive. I count my blessings everyday. The only thing is that i have gained 45 pounds. No matter what i do, i cant seem to loose it. Very frustrated. Has it happened to anyone else. Have any suggestions???

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i gained weight i'm also on prograf another steriod between...
| www.3fatchicks.com
" ...it i'm swollen and i gained weight i'm also on prograf another steriod between the two... "

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se on Prograf put on weight, I gained 25 lbs and cannot sh...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...it with a load of fat too. Hmph. By the way, did anyone else on Prograf put on weight, I gained 25 lbs and cannot shift it whatever I do. Best of luck Connie,... "

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daily. I am experiencing some weight gain and wonder...
| www.drugs.com
" ...years ago. I am taking 4 mg of prograf daily. I am experiencing some weight gain and wonder if any one ...this same effect. I have gained 35 pounds in 2 years. I know... "
April 29, 2015
Yes, I have always been 135 max of 140. Now taking 3.5 mg of prograf times twice a day. 18 months later and 168.lbs. hate it, hate it. Can't get weight off. Alive and getting fatter.

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infection, the weight show increases due to Prograf (plus I...
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" ...first signs of infection, the weight show increases due to Prograf (plus I have always had trouble with weight gain and am now at a ...it helps) and I have high blood pressure. The only time I... "

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of rejection. Prograf seems to do the trick. Love it....
| www.drugs.com
" ...have had no episodes of rejection. Prograf seems to do the trick. Love it. I don't ...is a side effect from taking prograf, but I have gained weight over the course of 4... "

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on 1 Aug 2009, was on Prograf but I live in Kenya...
| www.drugs.com
" ...transplant on 1 Aug 2009, was on Prograf but I live in Kenya ...and it is difficult to find Prograf in the local market so ...between the Prograf and the generic version... but I have put on weigh... "

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I am on Prograf - 1 mg, 2x daily. I've avoided prednisone -...
| transplantcafe.com
" I am on Prograf - 1 mg, 2x daily. I've avoided prednisone - my doc never prescribed ...some reason he didn't believe I needed it. My weight gain and puffiness is just a refrigerator overload! I have... "

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3, 2011. I am on 6 mg of Prograf twice daily, 250 mg of c...
| transplantcafe.com
" ...had heart-bilateral lung transplant Dec. 3, 2011. I am on 6 mg of Prograf twice daily, 250 mg of cellcept M,W,F, Valcyte and 10 mg of Prednisone. I have gained 20 lbs and am trying to lose... "

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3, 2011. I am on 6 mg of Prograf twice daily, 250 mg of c...
| transplantcafe.com
" ...had heart-bilateral lung transplant Dec. 3, 2011. I am on 6 mg of Prograf twice daily, 250 mg of cellcept M,W,F, V****** and 10 mg of Prednisone. I have gained 20 lbs and am trying to lose... "

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