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Kidney transplant done. Changed medicine from azoran to certican and myfortic. Prognosis?

i am XXXXX. i underwent kidney transplant 18 years back. mother - donor. Creatinie - 2.8 and urea - 55 since 16 years. recently my dr. changed me from azoran to certican + myfortic. Is it a right move at least interms of rate of occurence of infections. what is my future. do patients like me (with 2.8 creat for 16 years exist
Asked On : Sat, 15 Sep 2012
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Lot of years are left for your kidneys to survive. The in drugs will increase the amount of immunosupressant drugs. The change will increase chance of infection slightly. The effect on kidney function is not clearly known. If you have some urine protein excretion, then it may increase a lot with this change. Also check your lipid profile which is also likely to worsen.

You may be thinking then why your doctor changed the medicines. You should discuss with him. There may be a reason he sees in you that has changed your medications.
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Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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