I had a kidney tx almost 5 years ago and am doing well. I've not suffered any major side effects from the meds (the usual trio of prograf, tac and pred), but I am having problems with inner temperature control. I seem to always run hot.
I live in Chicagoland which gets very cold in the winter. But when I go to bed at night, I have to shut the vent located next to the bed, crack a window AND turn on the ceiling fan because while I may be chilly at first, by the time I awake in the morning, I'm hot and sweaty. My husband, of course, is freezing. As soon as he leaves for work, I turn down the thermostat from 68F to 66F and crack various windows in the house. The furnace is located downstairs in the laundry room, and it gets so hot down there (hot to me) that I try to spend as little time down there as possible.
We often holiday in Northern Michigan in the summer on the Lake Michigan shore. Before my transplant, I found the water to be a bit too cold for my liking. My husband was always nagging me to join him in the lake, but it was really uncomfortable. This past summer, it was ME who spend all day in the lake while my husband complained about the cold water. And HE is from Chicago, but I now tolerate the cold much better than he does.
Last night I had a glass of wine with dinner, and it made me so hot that I had to take a walk outside. It was 26F, and it felt glorious. Husband would not come along...too cold.
I don't think anything is "wrong", and I feel fine otherwise, and I am sure this is all due to the meds. Fair enough. If this is the worst thing I have to deal with, I'm laughing. But I am very curious to know if this is something that any of you have experienced.
Thank you for any replies.