Rapamycin Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Rapamycin: The Gold Standard of Life Extension Drugs

Rapamycin is, by far, the world’s leading candidate for an effective and accessible anti-aging drug. Nothing else comes close. If you’re interested in a longer, healthier life you may want to read on and join the thousands of people already using it to improve their lives. At a minimum, you probably want to learn as much as you can about it and keep a close eye on the research going forward.

Rapamycin is considered by many geroscience researchers to be the “gold standard” of anti-aging drugs; the lifespan improvement seen in animal trials are consistently the best of any drug (approximately 15% to 30%). It increases healthspan and lifespan in every organism its been tested in; from yeast, to flies, to worms, to mice (over a billion years of evolution). It has the most reproducible life extension effect, having been tested and retested by many different labs around the world in a wide variety of different species of organisms and animals. Rapamycin also seems to slow, or reverse, aging in many different organs. And, rapamycin is an FDA -approved drug that has been in use for over 20 years, by millions of people (in cancer and organ transplant treatment regimens) and its now classified as a generic drug, so is inexpensive to buy.

Rapamycin Basics

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Benefits of Rapamycin

Side Effects of Rapamycin

Rapamycin for Skin and Hair, Oral Health

Rapamycin and Exercise / Muscle Growth

Surveys & Polls of Rapamycin Users

How to Use / Dose Rapamycin in Anti-aging Applications

How to get Rapamycin Prescription, How to Buy Rapamycin

Why Consider Everolimus instead of Rapamycin (Sirolimus)

Rapamycin for Dogs

Other Top Anti-Aging Drugs:

Anti-Aging Supplements:

  • Astaxanthin (Preliminary NIA ITP results suggest a 12% median lifespan improvement in mice)
  • Glycine and Gly/NAC
  • Protandim, a mixture of botanical extracts that activate Nrf2, extended median lifespan in males only. (7% median lifespan increase)

The History of Rapamycin