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Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®) is a prescription medicine that belongs to a group of drugs called immunosuppressants. It comes in an original formulation and a modified form that is more easily absorbed into the body. This medicine comes in a variety of strengths, including:
  • Cyclosporine 25 mg capsules
  • Cyclosporine 100 mg capsules
  • Cyclosporine 100 mg per mL oral solution
  • Cyclosporine 50 mg per mL intravenous injection
  • Cyclosporine (modified) 25 mg capsules
  • Cyclosporine (modified) 50 mg capsules
  • Cyclosporine (modified) 100 mg capsules
  • Cyclosporine (modified) 100 mg per mL oral solution.
The original cyclosporine (Sandimmune) is approved to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. Modified cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral) is approved to treat severe psoriasis and severe, active rheumatoid arthritis in people who do not adequately respond to other treatments.
(For more details on the various forms and strengths available, click Cyclosporine. This full-length article takes a closer look at what this medicine is prescribed for, how it works, and important safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
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