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Rapamycin may increase the risk of infection and lymphoma. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: fever, sore throat, chills, frequent or painful urination, or other signs of infection.Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor will order certain tests to check your body’s response to rapamycin.Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking rapamycin.
What is Rapamycin?
Rapamycin is an immunosuppressant drug used to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted organ. It is typically used in combination with other drugs to reduce the body’s natural immunity in patients who receive a kidney transplant.
How does Rapamycin Work?
Rapamycin works by preventing the white blood cells from getting rid of the transplanted organ.
Why is Rapamycin prescribed?
Rapamycin is used in combination with other medications to prevent rejection of kidney transplants. Rapamycin is in a class of medications called immunosuppressants. It works by suppressing the body’s immune system.
How should this medicine be used?
Rapamycin comes as a tablet and a solution (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day, either always with food or always without food. To help you remember to take rapamycin, take it around the same time every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take rapamycin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Continue to take rapamycin even if you feel well. Do not stop taking rapamycin without talking to your doctor.
What is the other uses for Rapamycin?
Rapamycin also is used sometimes to treat psoriasis. Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this medication for your condition.
What special precautions should I follow before taking rapamycin?
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to rapamycin or any other medications.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
Avoid drinking large amounts of grapefruit juice while taking this medicine.
What should I do if I forget a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store tablets at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Keep liquid medication in the refrigerator, closed tightly, and throw away any unused medication one month after the bottle is opened. Do not freeze. If needed, you may store the pouches for up to 24 hours and the bottles for up to 15 days at room temperature. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.
What side effects can this medication cause?
Rapamycin may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication. Medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store tablets at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Keep liquid medication in the refrigerator, closed tightly, and throw away any unused medication one month after the bottle is opened. Do not freeze. If needed, you may store the pouches for up to 24 hours and the bottles for up to 15 days at room temperature. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.
What other information should I know?
Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor may order certain lab tests to check your body’s response to rapamycin. Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.
Take rapamycin exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your doctor, or pharmacist to explain them to you.
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