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sirolimus

A macrolide compound obtained from Streptomyces hygroscopicus that acts by selectively blocking the transcriptional activation of cytokines thereby inhibiting cytokine production. It is bioactive only when bound to IMMUNOPHILINS. Sirolimus is a potent immunosuppressant and possesses both antifungal and antineoplastic properties. Limited data describing efficacy in patients with COVID-19 is available. However, its efficacy and safety in the treatment of COVID-19 was not established.
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