What Is Everolimus (Rapact 5)?
Rapact 5 (Everolimus) lowers your body’s immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or “reject” a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader.
The Zortress brand of everolimus is used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant. Zortress is used together with cyclosporine, steroids, and other medications.
Rapact 5 (Everolimus) guide provides information about the Zortress brand of everolimus. Afinitor is another brand of Rapact 5 (Everolimus) use for treat certain types of cancer. Everolimus may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Uses of Rapact 5 mg Tablets :
Rapact (Everolimus) is currently used as an immunosuppressant to prevent rejection of organ transplants. It is also used to treat certain types of cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
How to use Rapact Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. How take Rapact 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Rapact Tablet works
Rapact 5mg Tablet suppresses the activity of body’s immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
This cancer medicine may cause some side effects. Most side effects from Rapact 5 mg are common, but a few can be serious. Side-effects may vary for each individual depending on the person’s disease state, age, weight, gender, ethnicity and general health. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur :
Common Side Effects : Vomiting ; Weight loss ; Nosebleeds ; Nausea ; Dry skin ; Pain or sores in the mouth and throat ; Temporary hair loss ; Pain in your arms and legs ; Diarrhea ; Constipation ; Decreased appetite ; Changes in taste or unusual taste in your mouth ; Wound problems (such as slowed wound healing) etc.
Serious Side Effects : Stabbing chest pain ; Seizure (convulsions) ; White patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lipsn ; Pain or burning when you urinate ; Jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes) ; Purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin ; Feeling short of breath etc.
These are not all the side effects with Rapact Everolimus 5 mg. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Expert advice for Rapact 5 (Everolimus)
Do not start everolimus and consult your doctor if you have liver problems, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, had a recent surgery or have unhealed wound after surgery, have infection, previously had hepatitis, are pregnant or breast-feeding or have intolerance to some sugars.
Seek medical advice if you have increased thirst or increased frequency of urination, if you get any infection, suffer from shortness of breath, cough or fever, need to receive any vaccination after taking everolimus.
Rapact 5 (Everolimus) may affect male or female fertility; consult your doctor if you are planning to have a child. Do not drive or operate machinery while taking everolimus as it may cause fatigue.
Proper Storage Of Rapact 5 mg
Store at room temperature of 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect from light; protect from moisture.
Rapact Interactions :
Some products that may interact with this drug include: other drugs that weaken the immune system/increase the risk of infection (such as natalizumab, rituximab), ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, lisinopril).
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