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  • Iam 29yrs old 4 months post kidney transplant now,currently taking  vingraf, mofilet and urine output is ok,the egfr is at 89,my creatinine and urea levels are on the normal range, just like a month ago my potassium rose above the normal range,i had to stop taking bananas and ovacado smoothies,it dropped down to the normal question is,I sometimes experience some headaches,when i check my Bp it turns to be there anyone experiencing this?Or is it a side effect of the immunosupresants?Second are we allowed to take herbal teas eg mint tea?

    • You have similar questions to my own.  I am no longer taking potassium and have been getting it through diet.  I do experience the headaches like you and my blood pressure also seems fine.  As far as the herbal teas, I have a skype appointment with my doctor this afternoon and I planned on asking about that.  I'll let you know what she says.  I drink a lot of decaf sleepytime tea, but I question wheather any herbs might interferre with my meds.

      • Please let me know once you confirm.

  • Is there anyone out there taking everolimus? I am taking the generic for prograft and i have gained 40 pds i read that everolimus was better for your kidneys and for weight. Any thoughts on this????

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  • Hello. My question is about a product called beer juice with acai & pomegranate flavoring. Should I still not take it. I am 15 weeks post kidney transplant.
    • I would , pomergranates have been added to the lists of  things that mess with our  rejection  meds

      • Poms are a No No.

  • I was wondering I am post liver transplant of 2 and half years if it would be ok to take apple cider vinegar for losing weight I have tried everything and nothing has helped. I have to lose weight because I am also on stage 4 kidney disease. Please help me
  • So this question has to do with donor genes. What exactly does this mean? Does this mean if a tx is pregnant, can her baby have some genes from donor? In other word is there a possibility of gene mixing?
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