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Review: could Prograf cause Tremor?





Summary: Tremor is found among people who take Prograf, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cellcept, and have Renal transplant.

We study 19,877 people who have side effects while taking Prograf from FDA and social media. Among them, 331 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor and more.

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Prograf

Prograf has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in liver transplant. (latest outcomes from Prograf 20,081 users)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Tremor 70,421 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 19,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Prograf. Among them, 331 people (1.67%) have Tremor.

Trend of Tremor in Prograf reports

Time on Prograf when people have Tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremor51.89%25.47%5.66%7.55%6.60%2.83%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Prograf * :

FemaleMale
Tremor37.11%62.89%

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Prograf * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremor0.66%2.30%6.25%6.25%16.12%18.09%28.62%21.71%

Severity of Tremor when taking Prograf ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tremor0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Tremor ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal transplant (60 people, 18.13%)
  2. Liver transplant (48 people, 14.50%)
  3. Heart transplant (29 people, 8.76%)
  4. Bone marrow transplant (25 people, 7.55%)
  5. Insomnia (16 people, 4.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cellcept (89 people, 26.89%)
  2. Prednisone (83 people, 25.08%)
  3. Prednisolone (69 people, 20.85%)
  4. Omeprazole (42 people, 12.69%)
  5. Mycophenolate mofetil (39 people, 11.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can i take melatonin if i take prograf?
    (Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Middle Insomnia, and takes Melatonin)
    I take Prograf to prevent organ rejection in a liver transplant.
  • Can a patient that takes prograf and imuran can also take black cohosh suplements ?
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Pre-menopause, and takes Imuran, Prograf)
    I am a kidney transplant patient, I had my transplant 4 years ago and because of my previous kidney function, now I have early menopause symptoms like, severe vaginal dryness, night sweats, low libido and so on... So i would like to know if i can take some of these herbs to help me out. Black Cohosh ...
  • My dad is suffering from the same post kidney transplant. whats the alternative solution for it?
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Blood Platelets Reducing Due To Tacrolimus, Complications Of Transplanted Kidney, and takes Tacrolimus)
    He has undergone kidney transplant 5 week back. His recovery was on track but all of a sudden platelets started reducing. Doctor treated him with plasmapheresis and FFP along with stopping tacrolimus. His platelets then slowly and gradually improved. However after starting the tacrolimus again, his ...
  • Any one with lithium tremors recover after reduction of dosage? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Tremors, and takes Lithium Carbonate)
    More than 10 years on Lithium, tremors evident in hands. According to this study, then was no recovery from these types of tremors. Medication reduced by 1/3 to 600 mg. per day. Not sure if the "NO Recovery" was in a group where the dosage was lowered or not? Wanting to to know of long term recov ...
  • Has anyone had serious side effects with apenzin
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Skin Burning Sensation, Tremor, Foggy Thinking, and takes Aplenzin)
    Been on Aplenzin 5 yrs. Not sure its the drug, but hands are burning. Heads feels strange, and I have tremors. Tremors have been for 3 yrs. There saying it could be parkinson's. Could it be by chance the Aplenzin.

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