Sandimmune Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Cyclosporine
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant. Sandimmune is given after organ transplant surgery to help prevent rejection of organs including such as kidney, heart, or liver by holding down the body's immune system. It is also used to avoid long-term rejection in people previously treated with other immunosuppressant drugs, such as Imuran. Some doctors also prescribe Sandimmune to treat alopecia areata, aplastic anemia, Crohn's disease and kidney disease. Sandimmune is sometimes used in the treatment of severe skin disorders, including psoriasis.
Uses of Sandimmune
Side Effects of Sandimmune
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Sandimmune. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Sandimmune:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Sandimmune, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Sandimmune medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Sandimmune with the following:
Although no specific information is available, an overdose of Sandimmune would be expected to cause liver and kidney problems. When you are taking Sandimmune, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately.
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