"For over 30 years I have been taking 0.25mcg of Calcitroil (vit D) daily because of a surgery involving my Thyroid and Parathyroid. This was started long before my kidney problems. Since my kidney transplant Sept 2010 my neph was satisfied…"
"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,…"
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"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…"