Were you looking for information about Cyclosporine? Ciclosporine is a common misspelling of cyclosporine.
By suppressing the immune system, cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®) can help prevent an organ transplant rejection and relieve symptoms of certain types of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is taken once or twice daily, and comes in the form of capsules, an oral liquid solution, and intravenous (IV) injections.
Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include high blood pressure, tremors, and kidney problems. You may not be able to use this drug if you have certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, or any kind of infection.
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