Preventing organ rejection after a kidney transplant. It is used with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Rapamune is an immunosuppressant. It works by blocking the action of certain blood cells (eg, T lymphocytes) that can cause the body to reject the transplanted organ.
Rapamune is administered to patients after a kidney transplant to preventing organ rejection. It is an immunosuppressant and works by blocking the action of certain blood cells that the body uses to fight infections. These blood cells may cause the patient's body to reject the transplanted organ.