Buy Rapamune (Sirolimus)

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeRapamune1 mg$901.99

Generic Equivalent of Rapamune

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeSirolimus1 mg$356.99


Rapamune Information

reviewed by reviwer portrait Dr. Bolanle Aina, Pharmacist on 1/4/2021 10:48:48 AM.

How And Where To Buy Rapamune Online?


You can buy Rapamune online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Rapamune?


Rapamune is a product manufactured in United Kingdom by Pfizer Canada Inc. The generic form of Rapamune is Sirolimus and is known as Rapacan (manufactured by Biocon Pharma India).

What Dosages And Forms Is Rapamune Available In?


Rapamune is available as tablets in the dosage form of 1 mg in bottles or unit dose cartons of 100 tablets. The generic form of Rapamune is available as tablets in the dosage form of 1 mg in the packaging of 100 tablets.

What Is Rapamune Used For?


The medication Rapamune belongs to a class of medicines known as immunosuppressants. It is used to prevent your body from rejecting transplanted kidneys and is often used in combination with cyclosporine (another immunosuppressant) and corticosteroids. This medication helps your body to accept the transplanted kidney. It acts by suppressing the body’s natural immune system. When a patient receives an organ transplant, the body’s white blood cells try to get rid of (reject) the transplanted organ. This medication prevents the white blood cells from rejecting the transplanted organ.

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Rapamune?


Some of the common side effects of Rapamune include abnormal healing, abnormal vision, acne, constipation, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, joint, back or bone pain, nausea, stomach upset, stomach pain, swelling of hands, feet, ankles or lower legs, shaking, urinary tract infection, weakness, abnormal bleeding or bruising, cold or flu-like symptoms (lung infection), dizziness upon standing, anxiety, chills, fever, fluid retention. Some other side effects include increased heart rate, kidney infection, leg or muscle pain, menstrual disorders, mouth ulcers, cold sores, nosebleed, rash, ovarian cysts, shortness of breath, skin cancer, slow healing of surgical wounds, and swollen abdomen. Some serious side effects of Rapamune include bladder infection, headache, cough, swelling of glands, lump in your neck, armpits or collarbone region, weight loss, coughing up blood, immune suppression may increase the risk of developing infections, severe signs of allergic reactions. These are not all the side effects of Rapamune. In case of any unexpected effect, contact your healthcare professional.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Rapamune?


While taking this medication, limit your exposure to sunlight and UV light by wearing protective clothing and using a sunscreen with a high protection factor.

Do not take Rapamune if you are allergic to sirolimus or any other ingredients in this medication.

Before taking Rapamune, inform your doctor if you:

• Have any allergies to medicines or any other substances such as foods, preservatives, or dyes

• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. You must avoid pregnancy while taking this medication as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. You must use an effective method of contraception before taking Rapamune, during treatment with Rapamune and for 12 weeks after stopping the treatment. If you are unsure or think you may become pregnant, talk to your doctor.

• Are breastfeeding. It is not known whether Rapamune passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before breastfeeding your baby

• Have liver problems

• Have high levels of cholesterol or triglycerides in your blood

If you see a different doctor, inform him or her that you are using Rapamune.

Drug interactions


You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. Drugs that can interact with Rapamune include:

• Any other immunosuppressive agents.

• Antibiotics or antifungal medicines used to treat infection e.g rifampicin, erythromycin, telithromycin, rifabutin, clotrimazole, fluconazole, ketoconazole.

• High blood pressure medicines or medicines for heart problems including nicardipine, verapamil, and diltiazem

• Anti-convulsant medicines including carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin.

• Cisapride (not marketed in Canada)

• Metoclopramide, bromocriptine, cimetidine, danazol, protease inhibitors (eg, for HIV that include drugs such as ritonavir, indinavir, and hepatitis C drugs such as boceprevir, and telaprevir)

• Immunosuppressive drugs like Rapamune may alter the effectiveness of vaccinations. If you plan on being vaccinated, inform your doctor that you are taking Rapamune.

• Herbal preparations, such as St. John's Wort

• Food such as grapefruit or grapefruit juice

Rapamune Storage and Safety Information


Rapamune should be stored at room temperature, at 15-30°C. Use cartons to protect blister cards from light. The medication should be kept in a safe place out of reach of children.

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