I donated a kidney to my Mom over 23 years ago and have been very healthy. I was diagnosed with HBP three years ago. Recently, my BP med has not been as effective, so my doctor has recommended Bisoprolol Fumarate. Should I be concerned?

There is a slight increase in the risk for high blood pressure and protein in the urine after donating a kidney for transplantation.  I suggest careful follow up and make sure your blood pressure remains less than 130/80.  I recommend that you monitor your blood pressure at home and have regular blood and urine tests to monitor your kidney function.

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