What is Sandimmun neoral (ciclosporin)?
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant drug which prevents the immune system to function in a manner that the body rejects the organ that has been recently transplanted. Clinically the medicine is known as a Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (DMAD). The drug is not only effective in reducing joint pain but also eliminates the chances of long term disability by preventing joint damage. The drug is also prescribed as an adjunct to bone marrow cancer medications. The medicine works by inhibiting the growth and production of a group of cells known as T-lymphocytes. These cells contribute to the developing of autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
What is the appropriate dosage of Sandimmun neoral (ciclosporin)?
Initial dosage is 2.5mg/kg of the total body weight per day. This is slowly increased considering the improvement and effectiveness of the medicine. Cyclosporine is available in 25mg and 100mg capsules which have to be taken twice a day or maybe higher in extreme cases.
What are the Warning & Precautions before taking Sandimmun neoral (ciclosporin)?
Don't take the drug without consulting a doctor or physician .
What are the side effects of Sandimmun neoral (ciclosporin)?
Clinically reported side effects include high blood pressure and kidney problems. Also, in some cases it has caused a person to develop gout. If any of these problems become worse, get medical attention as soon as possible to avoid any further issues.
How should Sandimmun neoral (ciclosporin) be stored?
Store at room temperature (25�C-30�C) and away from children.
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