Rapacan 1mg Tablet is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients. It regulates the body’s immune response, so the body can accept the new organ.
Rapacan 1mg Tablet must be taken in a dose and duration as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food but make sure to take it at about the same time every day. An overdose of this medicine may have serious side effects on the body.
Common side effects of this medicine include edema, increased blood lipid level, high blood pressure, increased level of creatinine, abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache, fever, urinary tract infection, anemia, nausea, joint pain, and thrombocytopenia. If any of the side effects persist or bother you, consult the doctor immediately. Inform the doctor immediately if you experience any allergic reactions such as rash, shortness of breath, coughing, swelling, etc.
Before taking this medicine, it is important to consult your doctor if you have any ongoing medication for any underlying disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must inform the doctor prior to the initiation of this treatment. During the treatment, your doctor may advise you for some laboratory tests to know the effects of the medicine in the body. If you notice signs of infection, any changes in the appearance or size of a mole, unusual growths or lumps, or unusual tiredness or weakness during the treatment, you must consult the doctor immediately.
USES OF RAPACAN TABLET
Prevention of kidney transplant rejection
BENEFITS OF RAPACAN TABLET
In Prevention of kidney transplant rejection
Rapacan 1mg Tablet is used with other medications to prevent kidney transplant rejection. Rejection usually happens due to attack by the immune system of the person receiving the transplanted organ on the transplant itself, in people who are receiving kidney transplants. This medicine reduces the activity of a person’s own immune system and prevents any such rejection.
SIDE EFFECTS OF RAPACAN TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Rapacan
Increased blood lipid level
Low blood platelets
Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
Urinary tract infection
High blood pressure
Increased creatinine level in blood
HOW TO USE RAPACAN TABLET
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. Rapacan 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW RAPACAN TABLET WORKS
Rapacan 1mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ (eg. liver, kidney, heart). This helps your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rapacan 1mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rapacan 1mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rapacan 1mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Rapacan 1mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rapacan 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rapacan 1mg Tablet is recommended.
Rapacan 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rapacan 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.