Rapamune® (Sirolimus)

Purpose  |  Dosage  |  When  |  Precautions  |  Common Side Effects


Rapamune is an immunosuppressive medicine that helps prevent organ rejection.


Available in liquid formulation at a 5mg/ml concentration and 1mg tablets.


In the morning, take consistently either before or after breakfast.


Rapamune levels can be altered by certain medications. Remember to always contact the transplant team before taking any new medication. New mothers taking Rapamune are advised NOT to breast feed.

Common Side Effects

Low white blood cell count, low platelet count, high cholesterol levels, leg swelling, joint pain, headache, diarrhea, anemia.