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Emtor 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Emtor Tablet

Emtor 1 mg Tablet is used for prevention of kidney transplant rejection.

Emtor Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Stomach upset
  • Protein in urine

How to use Emtor 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. Emtor 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emtor Tablet works

Emtor 1 mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ (eg. liver, kidney, heart). This helps your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own.

Emtor Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emtor 1 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Emtor 1 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Emtor 1 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Emtor 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Emtor 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Emtor 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emtor 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You may be frequently monitored for renal function during concomitant administration of sirolimus and ciclosporin.
  • Sirolimus increase risk of infection and the risk of developing certain types of cancer (e.g., lymphoma, skin cancer). Seek immediate medical attention if you notice signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, chills, and fever), any changes in the appearance or size of a mole, night sweats, unusual growths or lumps, or unusual tiredness or weakness.
  • 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.
  • Take sirolimus at the same time in relation to ciclosporin, and consistently with or without food, as its blood levels will be monitored.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Emtor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Emtor

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Emtor dialyzable?

Emtor is not dialyzable to significant extent. i.e. it will not be eliminated after dialysis.

Q. Is Emtor a calcineurin inhibitor?

Emtor is not a calcineurin inhibitor, but it has a similar suppressive effect on the immune system

Q. Is Emtor cytotoxic?

Emtor is a cytotoxic agent

Q. What is Emtor-eluting stent?

The Emtor-eluting stent is a metal stent coated with 140 µg/cm2 of Emtor blended with synthetic polymers. After stent implantation, Emtor is slowly released causing localized inhibition of growth of smooth muscle cells in the wall of the blood vessel in which it is implanted over a period of about 1 month

Q. Does Emtor cause hair loss?

Emtor causes hair loss

Q. Why does Emtor cause hyperlipidemia?

Emtor alters certain body pathways to increase lipid/fat synthesis by the liver, thereby causing hyperlipidemia.
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