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Brand name: Neoral TM

Active ingredients: ciclosporin

What it is used for

As an immunosuppressive agent for the prevention of graft rejection following kidney, liver and heart allogeneic transplantation. For induction and/or maintenance of remission in the nephrotic syndrome. Cyclosporin is not a first-line agent. Its use should be restricted to occasions when steroids and cystostatic drugs have failed, or are not tolerated, or are considered inapropriate, and when renal function is unimpaired (see WARNINGS). For the treatment of severe, active rheumatoid arthritis in patients for whom classical slow-acting antirheumatic agents (including methotrexate) are inappropriate or ineffective. In patients with severe psoriasis in whom conventional therapy is ineffective or inappropriate and the disease has caused a significant interference with quality of life. ADDITIONAL INDICATIONS FROM 11 JUNE 1997: For the treatment of severe atopic dermatitis when other treatment is ineffective or inappropriate.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

blue-grey oblong soft gelatin capsules imprinted in red with "NVR 100mg".

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ciclosporin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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