Brand Name : Rolimus Active Ingredients : Everolimus Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd. Strength: 5 mg Form: Tablets Packing: Pack of 10 Tablets
WHAT IS ROLIMUS TABLETS?
Rolimus 5mg tablet manufactured by Cipla, is generic version of the drug Everolimus. It comes in pack of 10 tablets. Rolimus (Everolimus) is a prescription oncology medicine that can be purchased by a patient only against a valid prescription of a healthcare professional.
USES OF ROLIMUS TABLETS:
Everolimus Is used For treatment of advanced renal cell cancer, after sunitinib and sorafenib treatment failure. Advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, treatment of advanced hormone receptor positive, HER2-negative breast cancer in post menopausal women, after letrozole or anastrozole treatment failure. Treatment of adult patients with certain types of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of gastrointestinal (GI) or lung origin with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
EVEROLIMUS can cause a blood clot in the blood vessels of your transplanted organ, especially within 30 days after transplant. Tell your doctor right away if you have: shortness of breath, fever with nausea or vomiting, blood in your urine, dark colored urine, little or no urinating, jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes), or pain in your stomach, groin, lower back, or side.
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:
Some side effects are temporary and disappear with time, whereas other can be more severe results in major complications. Rolimus 5 MG Tablet results in some minor side effects which include appetite loss, headache, problems with sleep, diarrhea and a tingling sensation in the hands and the feet. A few major side effects include kidney problems, irregular heartbeat, dizziness and severe pain in the stomach. There is also a rare chance that a patient may develop a brain infection, which can result in severe complications.
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. Rolimus 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Rolimus 5 Tablet suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
Do not start everolimus and consult your doctor if you have liver problems, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, had a recent surgery or have unhealed wound after surgery, have infection, previously had hepatitis, are pregnant or breast-feeding or have intolerance to some sugars.
Seek medical advice if you have increased thirst or increased frequency of urination, if you get any infection, suffer from shortness of breath, cough or fever, need to receive any vaccination after taking everolimus.
Everolimus may affect male or female fertility; consult your doctor if you are planning to have a child.
Do not drive or operate machinery while taking everolimus as it may cause fatigue.