What Should A Patient Do Before Having A Sirolimus Treatment

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Before having A sirolimus treatment, researchers suggest that the patients is following some of the guide lines below :

  •   Tell your doctor if you are allergic to a certain medication method or drugs.
  •   Give your doctor a list of medication (prescription or non prescription) including vitamins nutritional supplements, herbal products and make sure you let your doctor know if you are taking amphotericin B, antifungals, ketoconazole, bromocriptine, cimetidine, HIV protease inhibitors, seizure medication, Phenobarbital, metoclopramide, rifabutin, verapamil or any other medication. Your doctor will need this information to prescribe appropriate dosage of your medication or to monitor for any side effects.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you suffer from high cholesterol or triglycerides of liver disease.

It is best to consult any health conditions and medications to your doctor before having sirolimus treatment.

There are some side effects for people who have sirolimus treatment, possible side effects of Sirolimus are:

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

There are other serious side effects which are uncommon, but if you experience pale skin, shortness of breathe of unusual bleeding or bruising you should call your doctor immediately.

The most frequently recommended treatments for pleural mesothelioma patients has been chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery or a combination of two or more of these types of treatment and medication. But with sirolimus, this new addition will significantly improve the lives of mesothelioma patients.

These clinical researches are making advancements in the treatment of mesothelioma. Patients suffering from mesothelioma are volunteering to receive the newest development in mesothelioma treatment in the hopes of finding a cure for this disease. We hope that one day there will be a cure for this lethal disease.