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  • n. A derivative of rapamycin, used as an immunosuppressant to prevent rejection of organ transplants.

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Examples

  • York randomly assigned over 3500 individuals who required a stent to receive a new one that releases a drug known as everolimus or a standard one releasing a drug known as paclitaxel.

    WN.com - Articles related to H1N1 drugs made available: DMO

  • Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York randomly assigned over 3500 individuals who required a stent to receive a new one that releases a drug known as everolimus or a standard one releasing a drug known as paclitaxel.

    WN.com - Articles related to H1N1 drugs made available: DMO

  • The active ingredient in Afinitor is everolimus, which is available in different dosage strengths under the trade name Certican® for the prevention of organ rejection in heart and kidney transplant recipients.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Data released show RAD001 (also known as everolimus; proposed brand name Afinitor (R)) halted tumor growth in 55\% of patients with advanced gastric cancer, a condition for which there are limited treatment options.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • The active ingredient in RAD001 is everolimus, which is available in different dosage strengths under the trade name Certican (R) for the prevention of organ rejection in heart and kidney transplant recipients.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Drugs such as everolimus that target the protein mTOR are used to treat several forms of cancer, but not all patients respond to the treatment.

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  • Novartis is currently also investigating Afinitor—whose generic name is everolimus—in breast-cancer patients suffering from an overproduction of the so-called HER2+ protein, which controls cell growth.

    Novartis Drug Seeks Wider Use

  • Afinitor, known generically as everolimus, is approved for kidney cancer and for neuro-endocrine pancreatic cancer, the type that felled Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs.

    Drugs Keep Tumors at Bay

  • Tempero notes that the Food and Drug Administration approved two new drugs for neuroendocrine tumors, sunitinib and everolimus, this year.

    Jobs battles with rare pancreatic cancer, privacy

  • "This milestone serves as another example of the potential of ... everolimus."

    Novartis Tumor Pill Wins European Approval

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