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Had a kidney transplant, have my creatinine, potassium reading. Can any online doctor help me to read it?

I had a kidney transplant two weeks ago. My creatinine is 2.1 my Prograf level is 18 and my potassium is 5 .2 At the clinic today my blood pressure was 114/80. They lowered the prograf to 3 milagrams twice a day . I am a 46 year old male with no other health issues . I have poly cystic kidney disease and had both kidneys out 6 weeks before my transplant from a living donor . Should I be worried?
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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The serum creatinine gradually come down to normal after a successful renal transplant.
The time taken for it may vary with every patient depending on the immunosuppresive drug levels, the degree of match between recipient and donor and other multiple factors.
Your report does show that your prograph level is high which could be the reason for high creatinine. So the dose has been rightly reduced by your doctor.
You need to wait for some time and check creat regularly and prograph level after a week or so after the dose has reduced.
Also follow low pottasium diet and recheck potassium level.
Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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