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Sirolimus

Also known as Rapamune

Sirolimus (INN/USAN), also known as rapamycin, is an immunosuppressant drug used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation; it is especially useful in kidney transplants. It prevents activation of T cells and B cells by inhibiting their response to interleukin-2 (IL-2). Sirolimus is also used as a coronary stent coating.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $613.15 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed sirolimus to treat acute kidney injury, cardiomyopathy, rabies, and pick disease.

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