How can I help to prevent rejection?
- Give your child’s medication exactly as directed by the kidney transplant team
- Bring your child to all clinic appointments and follow-up tests and blood tests
- Check with the kidney transplant team before giving your child any over-the-counter medications, including herbal (natural) medications. These medications can sometimes interfere with the immunosuppresant medications
- Check with the kidney transplant team before giving medications prescribed by another doctor
- Call the transplant team about any changes in your child’s health that you are concerned about