User Reviews for Cyclosporine
Also known as: Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune
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|Organ Transplant, Re...tion Prophylaxis||2 reviews||13 medications|
|Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura||2 reviews||101 medications|
|Psoriasis||1 reviews||309 medications|
|Ulcerative Colitis, Active||2 reviews||69 medications|
|Cogan's Syndrome||0 reviews||9 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Crohn's Disease||0 reviews||66 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Evan's Syndrome||0 reviews||50 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis||0 reviews||0 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Graft-versus-host disease||0 reviews||11 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Inflammatory Bowel Disease||0 reviews||73 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Nephrotic Syndrome||0 reviews||57 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Organ Transplant, Rejection Reversal||0 reviews||5 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Pemphigoid||0 reviews||76 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Pemphigus||0 reviews||93 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Psoriatic Arthritis||0 reviews||73 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis||0 reviews||362 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Ulcerative Colitis||0 reviews||74 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Summary of Cyclosporine reviews||7 reviews||9.3|
Reviews for Cyclosporine
Review by Merlin123 (taken for 5 to 10 years):
Neoral (cyclosporine) for Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis: I had weight gain once I was use to taking this medicine In talking to other kidney transplant people that are on this medicine they have a weight gain also. My eating habits have not changed. Taking this medicine with water makes my stomach sick.
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April 27, 2014 12:18 AM
Review by Purple3121:
Neoral (cyclosporine) for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: After years struggling with acute Eczema, I was prescribed UVB 3 times a week. It worked for a while, then the effectiveness wore off slowly. Years later, after trying several medicines/creams I was prescribed Neoral 300mg/day. Within days I saw a remarkable recovery, within weeks I was mostly cured. The side effects I suffer from are minute compared to the suffering I have endured previously with Eczema. Most days my hands/feet are burning, so hot they feel cold, extreme temperatures, hot/cold seem to make it worse, when I wash my hands, I can't tell whether the water is ice cold or burning hot. Colds, flu, chest, ear and throat infections make up most of my winters but I still would prefer to take Neoral, than have debilating eczema.
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July 8, 2013 5:55 AM
Review by Jamy:
For Ulcerative Colitis, Active: Had extremely active colitis, was hospitalized and given IV Cyclosporine as a last resort. Started feeling better within 2 days. Was in hospital for 8 days and feel amazing. That was 5 months ago and still feel great. Slight tingling in hands and feet and extra hair growth but nothing you can't live with to feel better. Best medicine ever.
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November 30, 2011 7:33 PM
Review by cyclosporine:
For Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: I'm a 32 y/o male. Ive been taking cyclosporine for about a week now and its let me keep my own platelets without any transfusions. The only side effects I've had so far is headaches and some abdominal pain. I have an Autoimmune disease called ITP which attacks my platelets.
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January 4, 2011 5:14 PM
Review by JeffArender:
Gengraf (cyclosporine) for Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis: I am 7 years post Kidney transplant. I have been taking Gengraf and Myfortic for about 4 years. I have had no problems with rejection. I started out taking Cellcept and Neoral but had to change because of my insurance made it too expensive.
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September 12, 2010 10:36 PM
Review by Anonymous:
For Ulcerative Colitis, Active: After using steriods for many years that stopped working I was put on cyclosporine. My body reacted well to it and within approximately 3 weeks my symptoms had nearly disappeared. I unfortuntely get some side effects from it such as tiredness and headaches.
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June 4, 2008 6:30 AM
Review by kjeffstewart:
Neoral (cyclosporine) for Psoriasis: In the UK after many years in the Middle East, my psoriasis, unnoticeable in the warm climate, returned as heavy scales on my arms, legs and stomach. Prescribed NEORAL I was completely clear after six weeks with no side effects. After 20 months my does was reduced by 25% and within three months my psoriasis had returned although not as heavy. My dosage was changed back two weeks ago, and already there is a marked difference in my skin, hopefully I will be clear again soon!
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March 7, 2008 2:32 PM
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