Introduction ( Siromus – 6 Tablet)
Siromus contains a drug called Sirolimus. This medication is an immunosuppressant. It prevents the rejection of kidney transplants either alone or in combination with other medications. It helps to control your body’s immune system after receiving a kidney transplant. It belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 13 years of age.
Its brand name is Rapamune. It is used with other medicines to prevent the rejection of a kidney transplant. It works to weaken your immune system to help your body accept the new organ. It is also used to treat certain lung diseases. It works as an inhibitor that inhibits the activation of T-cells and B cells by reducing their sensitivity to interleukin-2.
Kidney Transplant Rejection
Rejection occurs when your body does not accept the new organ and rejects it. Rejection is most common in the first six months after surgery. The transplant team usually recognizes to treat a rejection process before it causes any major or irreversible damage. A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person. When this kidney is placed in a person’s body. The body sees the transplanted organ as a threat and tries to attack it. The immune system makes antibodies to try to kill the new organ, not realizing that a transplanted kidney is beneficial. It going to reject it. This process is called rejection.
Siromus – 6 Tablets should be taken without a meal at a fixed time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The most common side effect of this medicine include edema, Increased blood level, high blood pressure, abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache, fever, urinary tract infection, anemia, nausea, joint pain, and increased creatinine level. If any of these side effects remain for a long time and become serious. Consult your doctor. If you may experience any allergic reaction such as rash, shortness of breath, coughing, and swelling.
Benefits of Siromus- 6 Tablets
Prevention of kidney transplant rejection
Medication must be given for the rest of your life to fight rejection. Each person is individual and different. Each transplant team has preferences for different medications. This tablet is used with other medications to prevent kidney transplant rejection. Rejection usually happens due to an attack by the immune system of the person who received the transplanted organ on the transplant itself. These medicines reduce the activity of a person’s immune system and prevent any rejection.
Side effects of Siromus – 6 Tablets
Some of the major and minor side effects of this medicine are. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious. You may consult your doctor.
- Scaly skin
- Urinary tract infection
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Difficulty in breathing
- Abdominal pain
- Stomach pain
- High blood pressure
- Unusual bleeding
How to take Siromus – 6 Tablets?
Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Take it with or without food. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does Siromus – 6 Tablet work?
This medicine is used to prevent the rejection of an organ transplant. It is an immunosuppressant. It works to weaken the immune system to help to accept new organs in your body (e.g. liver, kidney, heart ). It is used either alone or in combination with other medications to prevent the body from rejecting a kidney transplant.