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Siropan 1 mg Tablet

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Composition for Siropan 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Siropan 1 mg Tablet

Prevention of kidney transplant rejection
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Medicine Overview of Siropan Tablet

Uses of Siropan Tablet

Siropan 1 mg Tablet is used to prevent prevention of kidney transplant rejection.

Siropan Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Siropan are 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 Siropan 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. Siropan 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Siropan Tablet works

Siropan 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.
In Depth Information on Siropan Tablet

Expert advice for Siropan 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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Siropan Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Siropan Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Siropan 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.
Siropan 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.
Siropan 1 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Siropan 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Siropan 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
Siropan 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Siropan 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Siropan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sirolimus
Q. Is Siropan dialyzable?
Siropan is not dialyzable to significant extent. i.e. it will not be eliminated after dialysis.
Q. Is Siropan a calcineurin inhibitor?
Siropan is not a calcineurin inhibitor, but it has a similar suppressive effect on the immune system
Q. Is Siropan cytotoxic?
Siropan is a cytotoxic agent
Q. What is Siropan-eluting stent?
The Siropan-eluting stent is a metal stent coated with 140 µg/cm2 of Siropan blended with synthetic polymers. After stent implantation, Siropan 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 Siropan cause hair loss?
Siropan causes hair loss
Q. Why does Siropan cause hyperlipidemia?
Siropan alters certain body pathways to increase lipid/fat synthesis by the liver, thereby causing hyperlipidemia.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Siropan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Siropan with Erythromycin
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Siropan with Roxithromycin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin
Siropan with Fluconazole
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F
Siropan with Ramipril
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram
Siropan with Carbamazepine
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
Siropan with Itraconazole
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Siropan with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Siropan with Cilnidipine
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin
Siropan with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol
Siropan with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun

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