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Prograf (Tacrolimus) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Prograf (Tacrolimus) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Prograf has an overall score of 10. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 8. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Prograf review by care giver of 69 year old male patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   ANTI-REJECTION
Dosage & duration:   2 MG taken twice daily for the period of OVER ONE YEAR
Other conditions:   high blood pressure
Other drugs taken:   cellcept, valacyte,
Reported Results
Benefits:   Have not had any issues with rejection. Patient has now be diagonosed with the JC virus, which has been a side effect of Cellcept. Blood test must be taken weekly to check the fine line of not have to much or to little of the prograf in the system. If patient did not have the JC virus, blood test would be less frequent.
Side effects:   Possible side effects, sleeps a lot.
Comments:   Patient recieved a kidney and pancreas transplant in Jan of 2008 after being on dialaylis for 3 plus years.

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