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Melanie replied to Kristy's discussion 'What is an average "normal" for Prograf/TAC levels?' in the group Prograf
"Hi  I am four years post liver transplant and my profgraf level hovers between 3.5 and 5.  It has gone as low as 3.3 on monthly tests without any worry.  I take 2 Prograf in the morning and evening, and 750 CellCept with them. So far…"
Aug 3, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Melanie
"Happy birthday Melanie! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Suindays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!"
Jul 24, 2012
Melanie replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'More No-No's' in the group Transplant No-No's
"I am reminded of one I find difficult to follow, No gardening without gloves ( and preferably a mask which seems silly to me and I ignore)."
Jul 13, 2012
Melanie replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Share the No-No's that you know' in the group Transplant No-No's
"!.  No Cats unless indoor only (done and retained my 3 cats after treating them with antibiotics by vet to remove toxo) 2. No changing cat litter (one I was happy to pass on to my husband and kids) 3. No grapefruit or pomegranite 4. No raw fish…"
Jul 13, 2012
Melanie joined Hostess Risé's group
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Jul 13, 2012
Melanie replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'How long are you taking Prograf for?' in the group Prograf
"I have been taking it since 2008."
Jul 13, 2012
Melanie replied to GEOREX's discussion 'shapeless tummy' in the group Prograf
"Hi I felt the same (and looked the same ) after my 2008 Liver transplant.  However I found about half way through 2009 I felt well, and started a gentle regular aquafit class.  On days I can't go, I make sure I walk an extra bit of…"
Jul 13, 2012
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Jul 13, 2012
Hostess Risé left a comment for Melanie
"Hi Melanie   Welcome to Transplant Friends! Glad to have you join us here."
Nov 11, 2011
Melanie is now a Friend of TransplantFriends.com
Nov 11, 2011

Profile Information

Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
Yes
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
email invitations
Are You Male or Female?
Female
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I had fulminant hepatic failure brought on by a course of antibiotics . I was fortunate to receive a transplant.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
liver
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
Tacrolimus (Prograf)
MMF (CellCept)
Lyrica
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
3
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
ongoing interest in learning more about transplantation
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Vancouver General Hospital
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I am alive, with a profound gratitude for the family that could think of others during a profound sorrow.
Share your interests and hobbies
reading

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At 12:50pm on July 24, 2013, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday melanie, enjoy your day. Take care.

At 8:16am on July 24, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Melanie! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Suindays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!

At 7:46am on July 24, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Melanie ! 

At 6:50pm on November 11, 2011, Hostess Risé said…

Hi Melanie

 

Welcome to Transplant Friends! Glad to have you join us here.

 
 
 

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