EVEROLIMUS 5MG TABLET (EVERTOR)

EVEROLIMUS 5MG TABLET (EVERTOR)

DESCRIPTION

PACKAGE

Brand Name :- Evertor

Generic Name :- Everolimus

Manufacturer:- Biocon

Dosage Form:- Tablets

Strength :- 10mg

Composition :- Everolimus

Packaging:- 10 tablets (10/strip)

Indication:- Breast, Pancreatic, Lung, Kidney cancer

Storage Conditions:- Store it at room temperature

Overview

Evertor (Everolimus) medicine is used for the prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients. It may also be used to treat certain types of cancer (breast, kidney, lung, pancreatic, intestine, brain, etc.) . This medication must be taken as prescribed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. This medicine is included in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors that treat cancer by stopping cancer cells and cutting off blood supply to the cancer cells.

Pharmacodynamics Of Evertor (Everolimus)

Evertor inhibits growth factor-stimulated proliferation of hematopoietic cells and non-hematopoietic cells e.g.- vascular smooth muscles. Evertor concentrations are reached 1-2 hours after administration of an oral dose. Blood concentrations in transplant patients are dose-proportional over the dose range of 0.25-15mg.

Substitutes Of  Evertor (Everolimus)

  • Rolimus
  • Rapact
  • Evermil
  • Evelimuss

Side Effects Of Evertor (Everolimus)  

It may cause some unwanted side effects. If they occur it may require some medical attention

Common Side Effect 

  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomatitis
  • Weight gain
  • Bleeding gums
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow heart rate
  • Headache
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Dry skin
  • Sweating
  • Chest pain
  • Bleeding gums
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Tingling of hands or feet
  • Swelling on the face, arms and feet.
  • Insomnia
  • Low level of potassium in the blood
  • Pale skin
  • Otitis media
  • Respiratory infection

Serious Side Effect 

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Severe itching on the skin
  • Red rashes

 

Dosage

Usage Of Evertor (Everolimus)

This medicine is used to prevent the rejection of an organ transplant. It regulates the body’s immune response, so the body can accept the new organ. This medicine is used in the treatment of breast cancer, patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, progressive neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic origin with unresectable, patients suffering from a renal angiomyolipoma, neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic, a low-grade brain tumor and tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC).

Warnings

Before using Evertor (Everolimus) tablets, inform your doctor about your medical history.

  •  Contraception
    • Use reliable methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Children and adolescents
    • This medicine is not for use in children and adolescents

Warnings For Female 

  • Pregnancy
    • Evertor (Everolimus) shouldn’t be used by women who are pregnant. It is recommended that this medication should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding
    • This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless it is necessary. Please consult your doctor.

General Warning And Precautions

  • This medication may increase the blood glucose level in patients.
  • This medicine may increase cholesterol.
  • This medicine may delay wound healing.
  • May increase the risk of infections.
  • Avoid grapefruit.
  • May cause mouth sores
  • Monitoring of blood count is necessary during treatment with this medicine.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery

Cautions

  • Do not crush or chew
  • May harm liver
  • Not safe for pregnant women
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