Many transplant patients experience annoying short-term side effects from the anti-rejection medications—hair growth, acne, mood swings, and weight gain, to name a few. Symptoms diminish as the initial high dose of medications is tapered down in the early months after transplant. Talk with your transplant team about your concerns.
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