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

(sir OH li mus)

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

• This medicine is used to treat graft versus host reactions after bone marrow transplant.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

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

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

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

• Be careful about taking vaccinations while you are receiving this medicine.

• Do not take cyclosporine capsules (Neoral®, Gengraf®) or oral solution (Neoral®) within 4 hours of this medicine.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Use birth control that you can trust before treatment begins, during treatment, and for 3 months after treatment ends.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear...

 
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