Drug interactions between cyclosporine and cyclosporine ophthalmic
Interactions between your drugs
- Cyclosporine is in the drug class calcineurin inhibitors.
- Cyclosporine is used to treat the following conditions:
- Cogan's Syndrome
- Crohn's Disease
- Evan's Syndrome
- Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
- Graft-versus-host disease
- Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Nephrotic Syndrome
- Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis
- Organ Transplant, Rejection Reversal
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Ulcerative Colitis, Active
- Cyclosporine ophthalmic is a member of the drug class ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents.
- Cyclosporine ophthalmic is used to treat Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: cyclosporine
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice can increase the levels of cycloSPORINE in your body and should generally not be consumed during treatment. High blood levels of cycloSPORINE can lead to increased risk of serious side effects on kidney, liver, and nervous system functions. If you regularly consume grapefruits or grapefruit juice, you should be monitored for side effects and/or changes in cycloSPORINE levels. However, do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor. You should also take cycloSPORINE on a consistent schedule with regard to time of day and relation to meals. Let your doctor know if you experience fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), decreased urination, excessive thirst, swelling, weight gain, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, headache, blurred vision, numbness/burning/tingling in the hand and feet, tremors, or convulsions, as they may be symptoms caused by excessive effects of cycloSPORINE.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.