Sandimmun Injection ampoule of 1 ml Injection
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Manufactured By Novartis India Ltd
Composition Cyclosporine 50mg
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Sandimmun Injection Uses:
Sandimmun Injection composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Cyclosporine is used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients.Â
- It is also used to treat arthritis and immune disorders of the eyes, lungs, muscles, skin, nerves, and blood vessels.
- It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
- Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness.Â
- Your doctor may monitor your kidney function regularly. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to help with your kidney function.
- Do not stop taking Cyclosporine without talking to your doctor first.
Sandimmun Injection Side Effects:
How to use Sandimmun Injection :
How Sandimmun Injection works:
No, Imunet is not a steroid. This belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It decreases the action of the bodyâ€™s immune system.
Q. Can Imunet cause weight gain?
Imunet may either cause an increase or decrease in weight. However, the changes in weight are uncommon side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects worry you.
Q. Does Imunet cause hair growth?
Yes, the use of Imunet may cause abnormal hair growth (hypertrichosis) as a common side effect of Imunet, though it does not affect everyone.
Q. Does Imunet cause fatigue?
Yes, Imunet may cause fatigue as a common side effect. However, fatigue could also be due to an underlying disease. Discuss with your doctor if this side effect worries you.
Q. Do I need to get any tests done while being treated with Imunet?
Yes, the doctor may suggest tests to check the levels of Imunet in your blood, especially if you have had a transplant. You may also be advised to get your blood pressure checked before the start of your treatment and regularly during treatment. In addition, liver and kidney function tests along with your blood lipids (fats), will be checked.
Q. Can Imunet cause cancer?
Imunet is known to suppress the immune system. This as a result, increases your risk of developing cancers, particularly of the skin and lymphoid system. You should limit your exposure to sunlight and UV light by wearing appropriate protective clothing. Sunscreen should be applied frequently with a high protection factor.
Q. What are the side effects of Imunet?
Imunet may cause side effects such as headache, diarrhea, heartburn, increased hair growth on the face, arms, or back, growth of extra tissue on the gums, acne, flushing, and uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body. You may also experience burning or tingling sensation in the hands, arms, feet, or legs, muscle or joint pain, cramps, pain or pressure in the face, ear problems, breast enlargement in men, depression and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
Q. How should Imunet be taken?
Take Imunet strictly as advised by your doctor. The doctor will decide and carefully adjust your dose according to your medical requirements. It is important to keep a constant amount of Imunet in the body, and hence, the medicine should be taken at the same time each day. Not only is the time of day important, but also when Imunet is taken in relation to meals.
Q. How long do I need to take Imunet?
Take Imunet for as long as the doctor has advised. The duration of treatment depends on whether you are taking it after a transplant or for the treatment of other conditions. Usually, the treatment may last for 8 weeks if you are taking it for severe rash.
Q. What is Imunet used for?
Imunet is used in combination with other medications which are used to prevent transplant rejection (attack of the transplanted organ by the immune system of the person who received the organ) in people who have received kidney, liver, and heart transplants. These combination medicines also help to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (a disease, affecting the joints with pain and swelling) in patients whose symptoms were not relieved by methotrexate alone, to treat psoriasis (a skin disease in which red, scaly patches form on some areas of the body), and atopic dermatitis (skin allergies).
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