will need to take several daily medications for as long as the donated kidney
is functioning within your body. These medications are called
immunosuppressants (they suppress your immune system) and are necessary to
reduce the possibility that your immune system will attack the new kidney.
post-transplant nurse coordinator and kidney transplant pharmacist will
instruct you on all aspects of the medication, including how to look for signs
of organ rejection.
lowering your defenses, you may be vulnerable to infections from sources that
would not typically be a problem. Our transplant coordinators and nephrologists
will teach you how to look for other signs of infection. If you suspect you
have an infection, contact the transplant center immediately.
is what you can generally expect during your kidney transplant recovery:
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