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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
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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