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Cyclosporin

In this article we will discuss about Cyclosporin (Dosage Overview)

In this article, we will discuss about Cyclosporin (Dosage Overview). So, let’s get started.

Cyclosporin Immunosuppressant for autoimmune disorders and prevention of allograft rejection. 10–15 mg/kg/d with milk or fruit juice, gradually reduce to 2–6 mg/kg/d as maintenance dose for 6 months-1 year. Intravenous dose is one-third of oral and is available as 0.05-0.25% solution in 5% dextrose or normal saline. Administer slowly over 2–6 hr.

Side Effects: Nephrotoxicity, tremors, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, gingival hyperplasia and hirsutism.

(Graftin, sandimmune oral caps 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg; inj immusol, restasis, zymmune, sandimmune 100 mg/ml, 50 ml vial).

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