Description Rapacan 1mg
Rapacan 1 mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant medicine used along with other medicines to prevent the body from rejecting a kidney transplant. This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 13 years of age.
Uses of Rapacan 1 mg Capsule-What is it prescribed for?
Organ Transplant – Rejection Prophylaxis
use of Rapacan 1 mg is to prevent the rejection of an organ transplant.
Rapacan 1 mg is used in the treatment of Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a condition which affects the lungs of especially women of childbearing ages, leading to progressive lung dysfunction.
How to use Rapacan Capsule
Take Rapacan 1 mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. How take Rapacan 1mg- Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Rapacan Capsule works
How work Rapacan 1mg Capsule-it is suppresses the activity of body’s immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
Following are side effect of Rapacan 1 mg
In addition to its intended effect, Rapacan 1Mg Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Reduced blood platelets
Increased heart rate
Decreased white blood cell count
Urinary tract infection
Increased blood pressure
Herpes virus infection.
Mechanism of Action of Rapacan 1mg Tab:
Sirolimus Is A Potent Non-Calcineurin Inhibiting Immunosuppressant Used For Renal Transplantation. It Inhibits T-Lymphocyte Activation And Proliferation. It Also Inhibits Antibody Production. Rapacan 1mg Has Been Shown To Possess Antifungal And Antineoplastic Properties. Absorption: Rapidly Absorbed In The GI Tract After Oral Admin. Distribution: Extensively Bound To Plasma Proteins. Metabolism: Metabolised By CYP3A4 Via Demethylation Or Hydroxylation. Excretion: Mainly Excreted Via Faeces; Only About 2% Excreted In The Urine.
Expert advice for Rapacan Capsule
You may be frequently monitored for renal function during concomitant administration of sirolimus and ciclosporin.
Avoid use of live vaccines during treatment as the vaccination may be less effective when taking sirolimus.
Use effective methods of contraception during sirolimus therapy and for 12 weeks after sirolimus has been stopped.
Consult your doctor if you develop any liver problems, kidney problems, high cholesterol or triglycerides, low blood platelet levels, diabetes or high blood sugar, or lung or breathing problems or if you are considered to be at high risk for rejection, such as if you had a previous transplant that was lost to rejection.
Limit the exposure to sunlight and UV light by covering your skin with clothing and using a sunscreen with a high protection factor because of the increased risk for skin cancer, when receiving sirolimus. Rapacan 1 mg Take sirolimus at the same time in relation to ciclosporin, and consistently with or without food, as its blood levels will be monitored.
What are the interactions for Rapacan 1Mg Capsule?
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you’re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension
Azibig 200Mg Suspension
AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION
Key highlights of Rapacan 1Mg Capsule
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Siromus 1mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Rapacan 1 mg Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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