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Why does it say "Do not crush or chew" on the Rapamune bottle. Our doctor said to get a .5 mg dose,?

Posted 20 Oct 2015 by juice33 0 answers

... cut a 1 mg rapamune in half. But it is like hard candy, very difficult to cut without it breaking into pieces and nearly impossible to get an accurate dose. I've found it easier to slowly saw the pill back and forth with a finely serrated knife, but I am worried that cutting it may ...

Is there any assistance for rapamune? my copay that was $200, is now $1,662, I can't afford it?

Posted 1 Mar 2015 by mustangsrule 2 answers

I am sitting here totally stunned by the increase in my copay. I work part time, and it has been 10 years since I had my kidney transplant. I cannot afford my meds anymore and I am worried that I will lose my kidney if I can't get my medications.

Anyone a liver transplant patient using rapamune?

Posted 19 Dec 2012 by Kensw 2 answers

Several months ago I was switched from prograf (tacrolimus) to rapamune (Sirolimus) for immune suppression roughly a year after liver transplant. I understand it is used primarily for kidney transplant patients and am wondering how unusual this might be.

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