Immunosuppression / reddened skin
Dear expert team, my son had a transplant and is taking, among other things, tacrolimus (Prograf®) and mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept®) for immunosuppression. The skin on his face and hands is turning very red very quickly in sunny weather even if he tries to protect himself (shade and SPF ...
Is it possible that Kreon leads to loss of appetite?
Hello, I want to ask, if Kreon decreses appetite. I have a 5 years old son, who was without any food problems but after starting to take Kreon his appetite started to decrease and after about 3/4 of a year his appetite is minimal and I am scared to force him not to create a food aversion. Thanks, ...
Adverse effects of pancreatic enzymes substitution
I take pancreatic enzymes substitution (Kreon 25000) for a long time (like many other CFs). Which adverse effects can I expect? Thank You for an answer.
Reduction of the hearing as a consequence of an antibiotic therapy
My son is 4 years old and has CF (diagnosed after birth with meconium ileus). I had already the impression from the beginning, that he does not hear properly, which has been denied by the doctors mostly. Now, with increasing age it strikes even more to me again. At an online platform I heard from ...
Allergy to antibiotics / penecillin and cephalosporine
Hello, I want to ask a question about an allergy to the group of penecillin antibiotics and cephalosporine antibiotics. 3 years ago I took piperacillin plus tazobactam and after 5 days I got an allergy of the skin (it started itching). One month ago I got Cefepim and after the first dose after ...
Grapefruit and antibiotics
I read that the action of some antibiotics changes when you take them together with grapefruit (juice). Is this correct and is this the case with ciprofloxacine? Is the action stronger then?
Protection from light-toxic skin reaction with Ciprofloxacin
Which sunscreens provide protection from light-toxic reactions when taking Ciprofloxacin, so that one can still go skiing or spend time outdoors in the Spring and Summer?
Influence of medication on memory
I read something about the influence of medication on the memory of people with CF. Can you supply some info about this? What medication does what to my memory? Or is it something that most people with CF suffer from anyhow?
Headache after cortisone therapy
Dear Expert Team, for some time now, I have been noticing that, after cortisone therapy, I get a headache that lasts for weeks. It usually goes away after about for weeks, but it is unbearable without pain killers. The initial dosage is usually 20 mg and the headache slowly starts at 10 mg and ...
Pulse frequency
Dear expert team, It strikes to my son, 30 years old, end-stage Cystic Fibrosis, long-term oxygen therapy, that about 1-2 hours after the intake of Ibuprofen he does not only feel better in general, but also his increased pulse freuquency at rest of 120-130 beats per minute does come down ...
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