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Can Children with Nephrotic Syndrome Come off Prograf After It Successfully Puts Them into Remission

Can Children with Nephrotic Syndrome Come off Prograf After It Successfully Puts Them into RemissionPrograf (tacrolimus) is a kind of immunosuppressant, which is often used in Nephrotic Syndrome treatment. Can children with Nephrotic Syndrome come off prograf after it successfully puts them into remission?

Prograf for Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is associated with immune complexes deposited in the kidneys. In order to cleanse those immune complexes from the blood, your body launches immune reaction, namely inflammatory response. Short-term inflammation is beneficial, but long-term inflammation causes kidney impairment so as to allow protein to leak into urine. Prograf can help you block the immune reaction so as to reduce kidney damage and protein leakage. When your symptoms are all under control, you can gradually reduce the dosage of prograf under the instruction of doctor.

Side effects of prograf

Prograf lowers your body’s immune system so as to increase your risk of developing serious infection, lymphoma, or other cancers. It can also increase your risk of developing diabetes. In addition, it can change your mental state, cause headache, high potassium, weakness, swelling in your hands or feet, etc.

How to get rid of prograf for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

When you taper the dosage of prograf, the immune reaction may become activated again so that Nephrotic Syndrome comes back again. If you want to get rid of prograf, you should cleanse immune complexes from the kidneys. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is such a therapy. It can decompose those deposited immune complexes in the kidneys and remove them out of the body. It can also dilate blood vessels and block blood clotting to increase blood flow into the kidneys so as to improve ischemia and anoxia, which helps kidney self-healing and recovery. Besides, you can also use Mai Kang Mixture to strengthen your immune system and reduce the side effects of prograf. When your regain your kidney function, you can give up prograf.

Can children with Nephrotic Syndrome come off prograf after it successfully puts them into remission? Yes, they can. But you should talk with your doctor first. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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