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Buy Everolimus

Buy Everolimus

Description

Everolimus is the generic name for the trade name drug Afinitor. In some cases, health care professionals may use the brand name Afinitor when referring to the generic drug name everolimus. Drug Type: Everolimus is an antineoplastic chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as an "mtor kinase inhibitor."

What is everolimus used for?

The Zortress brand of everolimus is used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant. Zortress is used together with cyclosporine, steroids, and other medications. Afinitor is another brand of everolimus used to treat certain types of cancer.

How should I take Zortress?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.

Take Zortress at evenly spaced times with a full glass (8 ounces) of water.

Take the medicine with or without food, but the same way each time. If you also take cyclosporine or tacrolimus, take both medications at the same time.Do not crush or chew an everolimus tablet. Swallow the pill whole.You will need frequent medical tests. Do not change doses or stop taking any of your medications without asking your doctor.Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

How Everolimus Works

Targeted therapy is a result of about 100 years of research dedicated to understanding the differences between cancer cells and normal cells. To date, cancer treatment has focused primarily on killing rapidly dividing cells because one feature of cancer cells is that they divide rapidly. Unfortunately, some of our normal cells divide rapidly too, causing multiple side effects.

Targeted therapy is about identifying other features of cancer cells. Scientists look for specific differences in the cancer cells and the normal cells. This information is used to create a targeted therapy to attack the cancer cells without damaging the normal cells, thus leading to fewer side effects. Each type of targeted therapy works a little bit differently but all interfere with the ability of the cancer cell to grow, divide, repair and/or communicate with other cells.

There are different types of targeted therapies, defined in three broad categories. Some targeted therapies focus on the internal components and function of the cancer cell. The targeted therapies use small molecules that can get into the cell and disrupt the function of the cells, causing them to die. There are several types of targeted therapy that focus on the inner parts of the cells. Other targeted therapies target receptors that are on the outside of the cell. Antiangiogenesis inhibitors target the blood vessels that supply oxygen to the cells, ultimately causing the cells to starve.

Precautions

Before starting everolimus treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking (including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc.).

Do not take aspirin, or products containing aspirin unless your doctor specifically permits this.

Do not receive any kind of immunization or vaccination without your doctor's approval while taking everolimus.

Inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or may be pregnant prior to starting this treatment. Everolimus is a pregnancy category C (use in pregnancy only when benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the fetus).

For both men and women: Do not conceive a child (get pregnant) while taking everolimus. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, are recommended. Discuss with your doctor when you may safely become pregnant or conceive a child after therapy.

Due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in the nursing infant, breast-feeding is not recommended by the manufacturer during therapy and for 2 weeks following the last dose.

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