Sirolimus vs Tacrolimus - What's the difference?

sirolimus | tacrolimus |


As nouns the difference between sirolimus and tacrolimus

is that sirolimus is (pharmacy) the drug rapamycin while tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.

sirolimus

Noun

(-)
  • (pharmacy) The drug rapamycin.
  • tacrolimus

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • An immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.
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    Synonyms

    *fujimycin *

    Hypernyms

    *macrolide *immunomodulator