Compare Sandimmune vs. Rapamune

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Sandimmune
(Cyclosporine)

Rapamune
(Sirolimus)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
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  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for (click to learn more)
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  • Cardiac transplant rejection; Prophylaxis Liver transplant rejection; Prophylaxis Plaque psoriasis (Severe)
  • Renal transplant rejection
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

See the FDA package insert
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Food
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Kidneys and liver
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Sex
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Sleep
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Weight
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Upsides and benefits
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