dr Neelam Mohan
Pediatric Gastroenterologist

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After a Liver transplant, the patient requires immunosuppression usually for life long (according to the present consensus). There are 3 drugs, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and steroids. Steroids are discontinued first followed by mycophenolate mofetil. Thereafter patient is on 1 immunosuppressive drug, usually tacrolimus, which needs to be taken twice/once a day daily. The patient needs to undergo regular blood tests to monitor the liver functions, kidney functions and immuno-suppressive drug levels.

Posted On: 25/01/2019

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