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What types of medications should I expect to have to take post-transplant?

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Dr. Amitabh Gautam
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Several

Three group of medicines are required.
First immunosuppressants to prevent your body rejecting the kidneys, second group for three to six months to prevent some rare infections as a result of the first group and thirdly long term medicines that the patient requires for high blood pressure or other medical conditions such as diabetes, gout, thyroid deficiency etc.

In brief: Several

Three group of medicines are required.
First immunosuppressants to prevent your body rejecting the kidneys, second group for three to six months to prevent some rare infections as a result of the first group and thirdly long term medicines that the patient requires for high blood pressure or other medical conditions such as diabetes, gout, thyroid deficiency etc.
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Immunosuppressive

These meds assures that you immunity does not reject the transplant.
Also, some low dose antibiotics to protect you against catching up infections from the immunosuppressive meds.

In brief: Immunosuppressive

These meds assures that you immunity does not reject the transplant.
Also, some low dose antibiotics to protect you against catching up infections from the immunosuppressive meds.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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