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Sirolimus Information

Sirolimus Benefits & Uses

Sirolimus is used to treat the following -

Sirolimus Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Sirolimus


Sirolimus Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sirolimus is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Abdominal Pain Mild
  4. Viral Infection
  5. Pneumonitis Moderate
  6. Increased Heart Rate
  7. Anemia सामान्य
  8. Urinary tract infection
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Increased blood pressure
  11. Infection
  12. Constipation Moderate

Sirolimus Related Warnings

Is the use of Sirolimus safe for pregnant women?

The effects of Sirolimus on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.


Is the use of Sirolimus safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Sirolimus in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Sirolimus on the Kidneys?

Sirolimus may have mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Sirolimus on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Sirolimus. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Sirolimus only after medical advice.


What is the effect of Sirolimus on the Heart?

Sirolimus may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


Severe Interaction of Sirolimus with Other Drugs

Sirolimus should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Sirolimus Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sirolimus unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Infections
  2. Diabetes
  3. Hyperkalemia
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  6. Lymphoma
  7. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Sirolimus

Is this Sirolimus habit forming or addictive?

Sirolimus does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Sirolimus since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Sirolimus only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Sirolimus in mental disorders is not effective.


Sirolimus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sirolimus

There is no information on the effects of taking Sirolimus with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Sirolimus

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Sirolimus and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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