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Because cyclosporine can react with many different products, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medicine, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking before starting cyclosporine treatment. Drug interactions may occur when cyclosporine is combined with certain blood pressure medicines, echinacea, and even grapefruit juice. These reactions can lead to serious side effects or decrease the effectiveness of the drugs.

An Overview of Cyclosporine Interactions

Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®) may interact with a number of other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with cyclosporine include:
 
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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