"Anyone read about an article posted in the renal and urology journal i believe? About the significance of maintaining normal levels of Vitamin D especially in the first 3 Mo. after Tx. States that a deficiency in D results in early scarring of the…"
"I am back in GA. Have been for 7 months now. My vitamin D level is still at 25. A bit better than the lowest it reached of 18. My pth is a bit better, it was 284, it is 128 now, I have been on the 50,000UI for almost a year now, and back in GA,…"
"Yes, the meds can work wonders but also wreak havoc. As the Dr said, I don't have other health problems so he is quite sure all my issues are from the meds. I am grateful I have not gained weight or gotten high blood sugar. I…"
"since my transplant on June 5th 2009 I have had trouble sleeping. The doctors put me on clonazepam 1mg at night and that works for me... just for your info... they said the meds give you insomnia.. I am on Myfortic 180 mg 4 pills a day and…"
"Humminbird - thanks for your info. A bit of an update on my pain & Vit D. Long story short... I got very sick from too much Myfortic which finally got someone's attention. I was only on 360 2x/day but it can build up in…"
"I know you wrote this a long time ago but I too have a Kidney transplant and do have low Vit D levels.. I am up to 4500 UI a day... My calcium is normal too. I also developed Osteoporosis and diabetes so finally my transplant…"
"After my first transplant quit working, I stopped taking the prednisone while I was on dialysis and all the other anti-rejection meds. I was tapered slowly off of all of them. With my second transplant I am put back on the…"
"I've been taking 50,000mg of Drisdol (Ergocalciferol) once a month since my transplant. It's a supplement that regulates calcium, phosphorus and other minerals in the body including vitamin D levels. Since I've started…"
Sorry I am late to this party... Saw your post & want to know more, please. I feel like I may be in the same boat as you mention. Kidney transplant in January 2011. I am currently on 4 mg pred. 720 mg Myfortic & 8…"