Everolimus
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Everolimus?

(e ver OH li mus)

• This medicine is used to treat kidney cancer.

• This medicine is used to prevent rejection after organ transplant.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• There is a risk of skin cancer. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• The risk of cancer is higher after using this medicine.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high cholesterol, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take St John's wort with this medicine. It may make this medicine less effective.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any...

 
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