Common English name: Sirolimus to prevent organ rejection

Brand: Rapamune

Application: Prevent rejection of new organs after transplantation


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Sirolimus drug information to prevent organ transplant rejection

Medication Information: The human body can reject donated tissue. Siroliums can prevent this process by inhibiting the immune system. The body fights infections by producing white blood cells called lymphocytes. After a kidney transplant, your immune system perceives the donated tissue as foreign and attacks it.


Contraindications to Sirolimus


Drug interaction of Sirolimus

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.


Tips to consider before taking Sirolimus

Some medications cannot be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Sirolimus:


Possible side effects of Sirolimus

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Constipation, diarrhea: Eat simple foods and avoid spicy and high-fat foods.

Swollen skin problems, swollen feet and ankles, mouth sores, palpitations, susceptibility to infections: Consult your doctor if it is bothersome.

Changes in the results of blood tests and ECGs: Your doctor will check this.


How to store Sirolimus

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.