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Limus 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Limus 1mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Limus 1mg Tablet

Prevention of kidney transplant rejection
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₹136.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Limus Tablet

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Uses of Limus Tablet

Limus 1mg Tablet is used to prevent prevention of kidney transplant rejection.
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Limus Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Viral infection, Pneumonia, Low blood platelets, Increased heart rate, Decreased white blood cell count, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Urinary tract infection, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Bacterial infection, Fungal infection, Constipation, Herpes virus infection.

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

How Limus Tablet works

Limus 1mg Tablet suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

In Depth Information on Limus Tablet

Expert advice for Limus Tablet

  • 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.
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Limus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Limus Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Limus 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Limus 1mg 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
Limus 1mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Limus 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Limus 1mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Limus 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Limus 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Limus Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sirolimus

Limus is not dialyzable to significant extent. i.e. it will not be eliminated after dialysis.
Limus is not a calcineurin inhibitor, but it has a similar suppressive effect on the immune system
Limus is a cytotoxic agent
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Limus alters certain body pathways to increase lipid/fat synthesis by the liver, thereby causing hyperlipidemia.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Limus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Limus with Rifampicin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Limus with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Althrocin, Eryster, Eryspic, Elthrocin, Etomin, Erythrocin, Erypal, Erythrokem, Agrocin, Eltocin, Eryspans
Limus with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Limus with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu
Limus with Spiramycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus Vaccine Live Attenuated: Rotarix
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella (German Measles): Rubella, R-VAC
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine: Biovac V
Limus with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop
Limus with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Limus with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Limus with Danazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Danazol: Gonablok, Ladogal, Endometryl
Limus with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Limus with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Limus with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Limus with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Limus with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Limus with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Limus with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Limus with Enalapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Envas, Minipril, EL, Enapril, Hytrol, Bql, Normace, Canvas, Tenam, Nuril, Enace, Enam, Encardil, Myoace, Vasopril
Limus with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Limus with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Limus with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Limus with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
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