I have neglected this blog for long enough... Were any of you readers worried?
I'm pleased to say that my Tacrolimus levels are back to normal, no idea what caused them to go sky high, maybe...
Still here, I promiseby
It's been a full week since I stopped taking tacrolimus and Dana's immune system has been in charge. Since being weaned from the drug, I've noticed that my ability to concentrate has improved...
Putting things into perspecitve...by
for routine blood tests, to check all the usual things including my Tacrolimus levels, Tacrolimus is one... and to, to the hospital took place and I was told not to take my Tacrolimus that night and to go for bloods...
Sharing the mysteryby
were a sort of insurance policy while I took an immunosuppressant. I still take tacrolimus (immunosuppressant... my body's ability to absorb tacrolimus. This means that now that I'm off of it, the same 1 mg dose...
A little GvHD to go with my chemo brainby
The real reason for brining this up is related to another drug that I still take. Tacrolimus... boost my ability to metabolize the tacrolimus, which meant that 1mg was enough to keep my immune system...
Another 3 month checkupby
. decided to taper my immunosuppresant. She told me to reduce my dose from 1mg of tacrolimus a day to 1mg every other day. Her reasoning for starting the taper is that the measurable level of tacrolimus in my system...
And Yet Another Surgeryby
from an interaction with my Tacrolimus (I was prescribed Fluconazole for the Candida Parapsilosis in my foot, which caused my Tacrolimus levels to go to 33, leading to ARF).
I just now got back from the Podiatrist...
Treating Ulcerative Colitisby
, two medications called cyclosporin or tacrolimus have been effective in controlling the inflammation... towards therapy with Imuran or 6-MP. Both cyclosporin and tacrolimus can have a lot of side effects and require...