Cyclosporine

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, cyclosporine may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of cyclosporine include but are not limited to:
 
 
(Click Cyclosporine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Low cholesterol
  • Lymphoma, skin cancer, or any other type of cancer
  • An infection of any kind
  • Plans to receive a vaccine
  • Been told you have low levels of magnesium in your blood
  • Ever been treated with ultraviolet light therapy, coal tar, radiation therapy, or medications that suppress the immune system
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Cyclosporine to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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