Sirolimus is used for prevention of kidney transplant rejection.
Sirolimus 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.
SIDE EFFECTS :
Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Sepsis, Kidney infection, Cytomegalovirus infection, Herpes zoster, Non-melanoma skin cancer, Hemolytic uremic syndrome, Hypersensitivity, Pericardial effusion, Venous thrombosis, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonitis, Pleural effusion, Nosebleeds, Pancreatic inflammation, Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity), Osteonecrosis (reduced blood flow to the bones), Ovarian cysts.