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Cyclosporin Information

Cyclosporin Benefits & Uses

Cyclosporin is used to treat the following -

Cyclosporin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cyclosporin


Cyclosporin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cyclosporin is used -

  1. Headache Severe
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Increased hair growth
  4. Increased blood pressure
  5. Renal Impairment
  6. Loss of appetite
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Tremor
  9. Skin Rash Severe
  10. Fever Severe

Cyclosporin Related Warnings

Is the use of Cyclosporin safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Cyclosporin will have during pregnancy, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.


Is the use of Cyclosporin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Cyclosporin. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.


What is the effect of Cyclosporin on the Kidneys?

Cyclosporin may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Cyclosporin on the Liver?

Cyclosporin is rarely harmful for liver.


What is the effect of Cyclosporin on the Heart?

Side effects of Cyclosporin rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Cyclosporin with Other Drugs

Cyclosporin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cyclosporin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cyclosporin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Stomach ache
  2. Back Pain
  3. Chest Pain
  4. Dizziness
  5. Fever
  6. Headache
  7. Skin Rash
  8. Shortness of Breath
  9. Bleeding
  10. Constipation
  11. Liver Disease
  12. Allergy
  13. Psoriasis
  14. Kidney Disease
  15. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Frequently asked Questions about Cyclosporin

Is this Cyclosporin habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Cyclosporin is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Cyclosporin since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Cyclosporin only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cyclosporin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Cyclosporin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cyclosporin

Cyclosporin may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Cyclosporin

Consuming Cyclosporin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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