Rocas 1 mg
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|Manufacturer||Zydus Cadila, India|
SIROMUS - 1 MG (SIROLIMUS)
Siromus 1 mg contains Sirolimus as the active ingredient. It is used with other drugs used during a kidney transplant to prevent rejection. Sirolimus is an immunosuppressant which works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ such as kidney, heart, and liver. This helps your body to accept the new organ like its own.
What is Siromus 1 mg?
Rocas is used for the prevention of kidney transplant rejection. It contains Sirolimus, an immunosuppressant agent, which suppresses your body’s immune response following organ transplantation. This is quite helpful for your body to accept the new organ. The medicine is normally used with a corticosteroid medication and cyclosporine to prevent the rejection of kidney organ transplants.
What is the working mechanism?
The active component Sirolimus prevents the formation of certain cells that normally attack the transplanted organ.
What are the possible side effects?
In addition to its intended effects, Siromus 1 mg may also cause some side effects. In such cases, a person must go to seek medical help immediately. This is not a complete list of side effects. It is important to inform your health care specialist if you experience any of these unwanted effects:
- A headache
- Abdominal pain
- Reduced blood platelets
- Increased heart rate
- Urinary tract infection
- Fungal infection
- Bacterial infection
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Herpes virus infection
- Increased blood pressure
What are the usage instructions?
The medicine is usually taken once daily but is always a better choice to consult your health care provider regarding the right dosage. Once this immunosuppressant agent is prescribed to you, take it in a dose and duration advised by your health care specialist. You should swallow the tablet whole without breaking or crushing it. The medicine can be taken before or after consuming a meal, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Important information for Siromus Users
You may be frequently monitored for kidney function during concomitant use of Rocas and cyclosporine.
Sirolimus increase the risk of infection and the risk of certain types of cancer such as skin cancer and lymphoma. Take immediate medical attention if you notice any signs of disease, for example, fever, chills, and persistent sore throat.
Avoid the use of live vaccines during the treatment as the vaccination tend to become less effective while taking Siromus1 mg.
Whenever you try to consume more than one medication at the same time or mix it with certain foods or drinks, consider yourself at high risk of drug interaction. Therefore, it is necessary to avoid the use of certain drugs that can affect the way Sirolimus work. Let your healthcare provider know if you are taking any other medication with Siromus 1 mg.