Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant. This medication is used in the prevention of transplanted organ rejection from the body. This medication is used in combination with adrenal corticosteroids. Cyclosporine can also be used in patients with already a history of chronic rejection.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as diarrhoea, drowsiness, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, dizziness, skin rash, hives, difficulty in breathing, chest pain, swelling of facial parts, rapid or irregular heartbeat, pain during urination, seizures, ringing in the ears, mental/mood disorders, kidney/liver disorders and changes with vision. If the reactions persist or become worse over time contact your health care professional right away.
Don’t use this medication if; you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Cyclosporine, you are receiving radiation or ultraviolet therapy. Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any food/medicine/substance, you are taking any medications, you have seizures/cancer/ high blood pressure/weak immune system, you have kidney/nerve/brain disorders, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
The dosage for this medication should be prescribed by the doctor based on your condition. The usual dose in adults is 2-4 mg given via IV infusion once daily.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Iminoral 100mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Cyclosporine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Cyclosporine as ingredient
This medicine works by blocking the cytokine genes in the T cells that are activated. It forms a complex with Cyclophilin and inhibits the activity of Calcineurin which helps regulate nuclear translocation. It also blocks the pathways that are triggered by antigens.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension
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