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Afinitor


(Everolimus)
Manufacturer: NOVARTIS
Formulation: Tablet

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Manufacturer: Not Manufactured By NOVARTIS
Formulation: Tablet

Afinitor

PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED

Brand Name(s) : Zortress, Afinitor

Everolimus lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader.

The Zortress brand of everolimus is used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant. Zortress is used together with cyclosporine, steroids, and other medications.

This medication guide provides information about the Zortress brand of everolimus. Afinitor is another brand of everolimus used to treat certain types of cancer.

Recommendation:.

The recommended dose is 10 mg orally once a day

Preventing organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant in certain patients. It is used with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Everolimus is an immunosuppressant. It works by blocking the action of certain blood cells in the immune system that may cause the body to reject the transplanted organ.

Precautions:

Zortress may increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Zortress and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking Zortress.

Breastfeeding:

Breastfeeding is not recommended during use of this drug. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Yes Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

Animal studies have shown that this drug and/or its metabolites pass readily into milk. The concentration in the milk was 3.5 times greater than the maternal serum.

Active Ingredient: Everolimus

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