Tacrolimus

Major advantages of tacrolimus

Major disadvantages of tacrolimus

Steroid sparing

Increased viral infections

Less hypertension

Cytomegalovirus

Rescue of cyclosporine-resistant

Epstein-Barr virus

rejections

Increased lymphoproliferative disease

Minor advantages of tacrolimus

Minor disadvantages of tacrolimus

Better graft survival

Increased acute rejection?

Less hirsutism

More diabetogenic?

Less gingival hypertrophy

Hyperkalemia?

Less neurologic dysfunction

Hypomagnesemia?

Less metabolic acidosis

Similarities of tacrolimus and

Less hyperlipidemia

cyclosporine

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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