There may be side effects from cyclosporine and cyclosporine (modified). If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch) or by phone (1-800-332-1088). Call your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms, as well as those in the IMPORTANT WARNING section: headache, diarrhea, heartburn, gas, extra tissue growing on the gums, increased hair growth on the face, arms, or back, acne, flushing, uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body, burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs, muscle or joint pain, cramps, pain or pressure in the face, ear issues, breast Talk to your doctor if you experience unusual problems while taking either medication. If any of the following symptoms are severe or persistent, consult a doctor: headache, diarrhoea, heartburn, gas, extra tissue growing on the gums, increased hair growth on the face, arms, or back, acne, flushing, involuntary shaking of a body part, burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs, muscle or joint pain, cramps, pressure in the face, ear issues, breast enlargement in men, depression, difficulty falling or staying
Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Your risk of experiencing serious side effects may increase or your medication's effectiveness may change due to drug interactions. mifepristone, St. John's wort, bosentan, and boceprevir are some examples. Aliskiren, dabigatran, dronedarone, elagolix, simeprevir, some statins (such as atorvastatin, pitavastatin, and simvastatin), voxilaprevir, and other medications are examples of those that are affected. John's wort, telaprevir, among others. Keep a list of everything you use and give it to your doctor and pharmacist. This list should include both prescription and over-the-counter medications as well as herbal products. The way cyclosporine is eliminated from your body by other medications may have an impact on how well cyclosporine functions. See also How to Use section. Coal tar, orlistat, tacrolimus, other medications that lower immunity or increase the risk of infection (such as natalizumab, rituximab, and tofacitinib), potassium supplements, some diuretics/"water pills" like amiloride, and spironolactone are a few examples of products that may interact with this medication. Not all possible drug interactions are listed in this document. The effectiveness of other medications may be impacted by how slowly this drug is removed from your body.
Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. For more information, consult your doctor. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely. Avoid coming into contact with anyone who may be contagious (such as measles, chickenpox, or the flu). Alive vaccines, such as the flu shot inhaled through the nose, should not be given to people who have recently received them. Avoid sunlamps and tanning booths. Breastfeeding is not advised while taking this medication due to the potential risk to the infant. Inform your surgeon or dentist of everything you use, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal products. If you have any allergies, including to cyclosporine or any other medications, let your doctor or pharmacist know before taking cyclosporine. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using potassium supplements or potassium-containing salt substitutes. Before taking this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, cancer, skin lesions of unknown origin, radiation treatment (including light treatment with PUVA or UVB), mineral imbalance (such as low level of magnesium or high level of potassium), recent/current infections, and high cholesterol/triglycerides levels. If you have a condition that requires you to limit or avoid alcohol in your diet, such as liver disease, alcoholism, or another one, you should exercise caution. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. If you have been exposed to an infection or would like more information, speak with your doctor. Cyclosporine may worsen any current infections or increase your risk of contracting new ones. With your doctor, go over the advantages and disadvantages. Until you can do something safely, avoid operating machinery, driving, or doing anything else that requires alertness. This drug should only be taken while expecting if it is absolutely necessary. It might harm an unborn child or result in other issues for the baby, like a premature birth or a low birth weight. Alcohol consumption should be kept to a minimum. Spend as little time as possible in the sun. Those who are older and taking this medication may be more susceptible to kidney issues or high blood pressure. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). For more information, speak to your pharmacist. Before receiving any immunizations or vaccinations, let your doctor know that you are using cyclosporine. You might feel lightheaded after taking this medication. Alcohol could be present in this drug. Your risk of getting skin cancer may increase as a result of this medication. This medicine enters breast milk. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Your potassium levels might go up after using this product. When outdoors, apply sunscreen and don protective gear. While using this product, you might be told by your doctor to avoid phototherapy.