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  • Anyone have concentration or memory problems post transplant? any meds affet this?

    I have notice that my focus and concentration at work it worse since post-transplant. I do remember a doctor asking me if my memory feels cloudy ...I think there is a med that we take that can affect this...help!!! I dont want to lose my job over this
    \"It is not length of life, but depth of life.\"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Re: Anyone have concentration or memory problems post transplant? any meds affet thi

    I initially had some issues with concentration and while it is better, I still cannot stay on task for long. Are you still on Prednisone and what immune suppressants are you on?
    Midge

    Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
    ICD&Pacemaker 1996
    Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
    Mom of Kaye.

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      Re: Anyone have concentration or memory problems post transplant? any meds affet thi

      Hi Midge
      I take Cellcept and Prograf. Take 2.5 mg. Of prednisone
      \"It is not length of life, but depth of life.\"

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

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        Re: Anyone have concentration or memory problems post transplant? any meds affet thi

        Prednisone brain I am sure of it
        Midge

        Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
        ICD&Pacemaker 1996
        Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
        Mom of Kaye.

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          Re: Anyone have concentration or memory problems post transplant? any meds affet thi

          Ur on the same meds I'm on , I think I did after transplant a bit but it soon went , don't worry u wont lose ur job if anythink u will be better at ur jod with a new health heart
          Margi*
          http://margi-inskeep.blogspot.com
          Forever Young

          I was diagnosedwith HCM at 6.
          Went into Atrial fibrillation so had a ICD put in at 16
          Went into Heart failure at 17
          Got a heart transplant at 21(2009)

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