Sandimmun Neoral. 50 mg. 50 capsules
Sandimmun Neoral. 50 mg. 50 capsules
Sandimmun Neoral WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR ?
Your medicine contains the active substance ciclosporin. Sandimmun Neoral function is to control your immune system if you have had a transplant. Sandimmun Neoral preventing the rejection of transplanted organs , blocking the formation of cells attacking the transplanted tissue generally .
If you suffer from a disease in which the immune response is your body attacks the cells of your own body, Sandimmun Neoral suppresses immune responses in these disease . These autoimmune diseases can affect the eyes, severe cases of certain skin diseases , chronic rheumatoid arthritis and kidney disease known as nephrotic syndrome .
BEFORE YOU TAKE Sandimmun Neoral
If you need to be treated with Sandimmun Neoral transplant because he will only be prescribed by a physician experienced in transplantation medicine.
Do not take Sandimmun Neoral :
- If you are allergic to cyclosporine or any of the other ingredients of Sandimmun Neural
- If you think you are allergic / allergic , consult a physician
Take special care with Sandimmun Neoral
Your doctor will check:
- The amount of cyclosporine in the blood - especially in transplant patients
- Your blood pressure during treatment
- Your liver and kidney function
- The level of blood lipids .
Drugs that suppress the immune system may affect the body's ability to fight infections and so may increase the risk of cancer , especially skin and lymphatic system. Therefore , during the treatment with Sandimmun Neoral , must limit exposure to ultraviolet radiation , such as wear and protective clothing is often applied with a high sunscreen protection factor.
Sandimmun Neoral can reduce the level of magnesium in your blood . Therefore , your doctor may start treatment with magnesium - supplying products, especially after surgery if you have had a transplant.
Caution should be used in concomitant administration of lercanidipine with ciclosporin.
Please tell your doctor if :
- Have high levels of potassium in the blood , or if you suffer from gout
- If you should receive the influenza vaccine
- For all other drugs that have recently taken
Avoid excessive exposure to ultraviolet light , due to the potential risk of malignant skin lesions .
If Sandimmun Neoral is prescribed to you because of an autoimmune disease , your kidney function and blood pressure should be checked both before initiating treatment and regularly during treatment.
If you develop hypertension during treatment , therapy should be discontinued immediately .
Taking Sandimmun Neoral with food and drink :
Sandimmun Neoral not take with grapefruit or grapefruit juice , as this may influence the effect of the drug.
Application of Sandimmun Neoral in children:
Experience with Sandimmun Neoral in children is still limited. Children over one year , however , have taken the drug in standard doses without observed certain problems . In several studies , children receiving well tolerated in high doses, Sandimmun Neoral per kilogram body weight of the doses used in adults.
Basically, Sandimmun Neoral should not be taken during pregnancy.
It is not recommended to breast-feed during treatment with Sandimmun Neoral because cyclosporine, the drug substance in the product passes into breast milk and may affect your baby.
Driving and using machines:
No studies on the effects on driving ability.
This medicine contains 11.8 vol. % Ethanol / alcohol / ie to 600 mg per dose in the case of transplantation , equivalent to 15.2 ml of beer , wine, 6.4 ml per dose.
Alcohol can be harmful for people suffering from alcoholism , epilepsy, brain injury or disease , and in pregnant women , nursing mothers and children.
HOW TO TAKE Sandimmun Neoral ?
How much to take ?
Your doctor will adjust your dose depending on your weight and whether you are taking Sandimmun Neoral after transplantation or as treatment of severe psoriasis , eczema , rheumatoid arthritis , nephrotic syndrome or uveitis.
If you have undergone organ transplantation or bone marrow , the daily dose is usually between 2 mg / kg of body weight per day and 15 mg / kg body weight per day in two divided doses. Usually the higher doses are used immediately after transplantation , and the low - once the transplanted organ or bone marrow transplant is stabilized .
For the treatment of severe psoriasis and eczema daily dose will typically be between 2.5 mg / kg of body weight per day and 5.0 mg / kg of body weight per day in two divided doses.
For the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis , the daily dose will typically be between 3.0 mg / kg of body weight per day and 5.0 mg / kg of body weight per day , in two divided doses.
For the treatment of nephrotic syndrome , the daily dose will typically be between 2.5 mg / kg of body weight per day and 5.0 mg / kg of body weight per day for adults, and between 2.5 mg / kg of body weight per day , and 6 , 0 mg / kg body weight per day for children, in two divided doses.
For treating uveitis , a daily dose will typically be between 5.0 mg / kg of body weight per day and 7.0 mg / kg of body weight per day , in two divided doses.
When and how to take Sandimmun Neoral ?
It is important to take your doses at the same time every day , especially for patients with transplants. Your daily dose should always be divided into two doses.
Remove the capsule from the blister. The capsules should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.
How long to take Sandimmun Neoral ?
Your doctor will tell you how much time is required to take , depending on whether a transplant or to treat severe skin diseases , rheumatoid arthritis , uveitis and nephrotic syndrome. Treatment of severe eczema lasts about 8 weeks.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS :
Very common - kidney problems , high blood pressure , headache , tremor, elevated blood lipids .
Common - numbness or tingling, loss of appetite , malaise, abdominal pain , diarrhea , swelling of the gums, liver problems , high levels of uric acid or potassium in the blood , low levels of magnesium in the blood , pain or cramping in the muscles , accelerated growth of hair on the body and fatigue.
Uncommon - seizures , confusion, emotional , vazduba , insomnia, visual disturbances, blindness , coma, partial paralysis , loss of coordination, changes in the blood.
Rare - problems with the nerves that control muscles, inflammation of the pancreas , high levels of glucose in the blood, muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass , changes in the menstrual cycle in women and slight swelling of the tissues in the breast in men and women.
Very rare - edema fundus , which could be associated with an increase in pressure inside the head, and abnormal vision .
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
The active substance is cyclosporin
The other ingredients are dl- alpha -tocopherol , anhydrous ethanol, propylene glycol , corn fatty mono- , di - and triglycerides, hydroxy macrogolglycerol sstearat , gelatin , glycerol . Colours : iron oxide and titanium dioxide.