Sandimmun 50mg Injection

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Sandimmun 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Organ transplantation, Bone marrow transplantation, Rheumatoid arthritis
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
319.76
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sandimmun Injection

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Uses of Sandimmun Injection

Sandimmun 50mg Injection is used for organ transplantation, bone marrow transplantation, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, nephrotic syndrome, uveitis and atopic dermatitis.
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Side effects of Sandimmun Injection

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Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Increased hair growth, Increased blood pressure, Renal dysfunction, Loss of appetite, Diarrhoea, Tremor.

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How to use Sandimmun Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sandimmun Injection works

Sandimmun 50mg injection is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.

In Depth Information on Sandimmun Injection

Expert advice for Sandimmun Injection

  • Sandimmun, like all immunosuppressants, increases the risk of infection and certain cancers. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illness.
  • Do not receive a "live vaccine" while you are using Sandimmun. The live vaccine may not work well and may not fully protect you.
  • It may cause unwanted side effects like kidney damage, tremor, hirsutism, hypertension, and gum hyperplasia.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Your doctor may ask to get Sandimmun blood concentration level, to avoid side effect due to high concentrations.
  • Your doctor may ask to get kidney function test done regularly to avoid kidney damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sandimmun 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sandimmun 50mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Sandimmun 50mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
It is not known whether Sandimmun 50mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sandimmun 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sandimmun 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sandimmun 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sandimmun 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cyclosporine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sandimmun 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cyclosporine

No, Sandimmun is not cytotoxic.
No, Sandimmun is not a steroid or sulfa drug, but a cyclic peptide isolated from fungal source
No, Sandimmun is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth contro
No, Sandimmun has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss.
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One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Sandimmun 50mg Injection: OWP, AGT, SJP, GNC, BDN, NWP, OHM, HEX, IPL, HGI, FGH, WSI, MAX, USF, RKS, PNT, MPC, RPP, RSS, AAY, SHP, MAK, GTK, NVL, DPP, HIP, BIO, JMJ, ATL, SWA, DEL, SBL, DYG, EQN, OIP, GTC, NDP, OLT, PEN, STA, ZVP, BTM, SSA, RUS, SBA, PTS, PLT, LHA, DFP, ENP, MMS, PSP, BLP, SAT, GPT, DLP, BSN, HBV, EMB, RJH, AYU, 9T9, DDR, ATP, ADT, LCC, MOM, JIV, SHM, KHH
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