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can kidney transplant patients take creatine

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not normal: While it isn't a "normal" serum creatinine (or perfect kidney function) that is to be expected. It is very rare that a transplant recipient with a sin ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Stable is good: Creatinine levels are tricky. The specific value may be good for one, but not as good for another. Depends on how much muscle the person has as well a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Kid TRANSPLANT FX: You received a single adult kidney and single kidneys provide 50 percent of the creatinine clearance that two healthy kidneys provide. In a 56 yo per ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
I'd stay away: The supplement has not been shown to really help much with the muscle development so it is not worth the risk (or money).
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
21 years experience Neurology
Yes: Yes, it is safe.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is ok: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is not known to interact with any of the immunosuppressant medications. It has not been reported to have caused any unique probl ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Gabapentin: You mean Gabapentin? If yes, it is safe to take it.There is no major interaction with commonly used immunosuppressive meds (such as Prograf, cellcept, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Loss
32 years experience Transplant Surgery
Maybe: For live donor transplants, more than 94% of the time the kidney works immediately resulting in a declining cr within 24 hrs. For those who receive a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Risks involved: Thank you for your question. All medications can affect how your transplant medications work. Kidney rejection due to not enough medication is possibl ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I am unaware of a kidney transplant preventing you from living in specific countries.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
3 years: Once you have a transplant, Medicare will pick up the cost of your anti-rejection meds for the first three years.

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