What Is Siromus 1mg
sirolimus 1 mg tablet is an immuno-suppressant, which in combination with other medications is used during kidney transplant to prevent rejection. It is also used to coat coronary stents and treat lymphangioleiomyomatosis. This medicine is is usually taken once daily, but consult your doctor regarding the right dosage. It is available as a chewing tablet as well as in liquid form.
Do not use this medicine or consult a doctor first in case; you have a history of allergic reactions to medicines or are allergic to any of the ingredients; you have had a liver or lung problems; you are taking any other prescription medicines, especially mifepristone, posaconazole, rifabutin, enzalutamide, erythromycin, or voriconazole; if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding; have high cholesterol or blood sugar, or low blood platelet count.
If you miss a dose of sirolimus 1 mg tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately in case of an overdose.
sirolimus 1 mg tablet is used alone or with cyclosporine and corticosteroid to prevent organ rejection in adults who have undergone organ transplant. It is also used in the treatment of lymphangioleiomyomatosis, condition that causes lung tumor, which is not cancerous but can impact breathing and occurs mostly in women. The drug functions by lowering the body’s immune system.
Major & minor Side-Effects for sirolimus 1 mg tablet
- Abdominal pain
- Viral infection
- Reduced blood platelets
- Increased heart rate
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Urinary tract infection
sirolimus 1 mg tablet should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney problems, high cholesterol, low blood platelet levels, diabetes, lung or breathing problems, any allergy, infections, who are taking other medications especially for HIV or Hepatitis C , during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid contact with people who have infections.
Patient may develop with increased risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), severe kidney problems, certain types of cancer; if it is so consult with your doctor.
Avoid live vaccination while taking this medication.
It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.
Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.