What Is Rapacan 1mg
rapacan 1mg which belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. It helps to control your body’s immune system after you have received a kidney transplant. It is used to prevent your body from rejecting transplanted kidneys and is normally used with other immunosuppressant medicines called corticosteroids and initially (the first 2 to 3 months) with ciclosporin.
Sirolimus lowers your body’s immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or “reject” a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader.
rapacan 1mg tab is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Organ rejection in adults
- Receiving organ transplant
If you miss a sirolimus dosage, 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.
Major & minor for sirolimus side effects
- Bacterial infections
- Skin cancer
- Abnormal drop in blood platelet count
- Decrease in the number of red blood cells
- Decrease in the number of white blood cells
- Low potassium levels in the blood
- Low phosphate levels in the blood
- Increased levels of cholesterol in the blood
- High blood glucose level
- pain or burning when you urinate
- redness, oozing, or slow healing of a skin wound
- easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin
- sudden chest pain or discomfort, new or worsening cough, feeling short of breath
- general ill feeling, pain or swelling near your transplanted organ
- signs of infection–fever, chills, painful mouth sores, skin sores, cold or flu symptoms, night sweats, weight loss
- high blood sugar–increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision
- low red blood cells (anemia)–pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use sirolimus after the expiry date, which is stated on the blister and carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25°C. Keep the blister in the outer carton in order to protect from light. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.