Results for: sirolimus

What is low sirolimus?

"Low sirolimus" generally means that the sirolimus level in your blood is too low to be within therapeutic levels. This means that your dosage of sirolimus will probably be increased, so that your blood concentration of sirolimus falls within therapeutic… Full Answer

Is everolimus a steroid?

No, it is not! Everolimus is an immunosuppressive macrolide, inhibitor of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR). It is a larger molecule, a derivative of sirolimus (rapamycin), a compound that was first discovered as a product of the bacteria Streptomyces… Full Answer

What chemicals can suppress the immune system after an organ transplant?

Calcineurin inhibitors: Ciclosporin & Tacrolimus Anti-proliferatives: Azathioprine & Mycophenolic acid mTOR inhibitors: Sirolimus & Everolimus Antibodies: Monoclonal anti-IL-2Rα receptor antibodies: Basiliximab & Daclizumab Polyclonal anti-T-cell antibodies: Anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) & Anti-lymphocyte globulin (ALG) Monoclonal anti-CD20 antibodies: Rituximab Corticosteroids: Prednisolone &… Full Answer

Which medication has a drug interaction with over the counter medication such as cimetidine?

Contraindicated cisapride dofetilide thioridazine Avoid/Use Alternative beta blocker/ thiazide combos beta blockers, systemic BZDs, partial 3A4 substrates CCBs, others cefditoren cefpodoxime cefuroxime clopidogrel dasatinib delavirdine erlotinib ezetimibe/ simvastatin iron salts, oral itraconazole ketoconazole mesalamine metformin/ sulfonylurea combos metformins naproxen nevirapine… Full Answer