Sandimmun Neoral 100mg Capsule 50'S
Sandimmun Neoral 100mg Capsule 50'S
Sandimmun Neoral 100mg Capsule 50'S

Sandimmun Neoral 100mg Capsule 50'S

By NOVARTIS INDIA LTD
50 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 5383.40*
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Medical Description

Sandimmun Neoral Capsule is used to prevent the rejection of the transplanted organ by the body. It contains cyclosporin as its active ingredients. This medicine acts by suppressing the body’s immune ...
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ContainsCiclosporin(100.0 Mg)
UsesOrgan transplant
Side effectHeadache, tremors, hypertension, decreased white blood cells, increased facial hair
ClassificationIMMUNOSUPPRESSANT
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Uses of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

Sandimmun Neoral Capsule is used to prevent the rejection of the transplanted organ by the body.

Contraindications of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to cyclosporin or any of the ingredients of Sandimmun Neoral Capsule.
  • If you are taking medicines like St John's Wort (traditionally used in folk medicine).
  • If you are taking medicines such as dabigatran (used to prevent blood clots after surgery), bosentan, aliskiren (used to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Tremors
  • Fits
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Increased facial hair
  • Decreased white blood cells
  • Altered kidney function
  • Increased blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sandimmun Neoral Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information regarding the safety of Sandimmun Neoral Capsule in pregnant women and its effect on the developing baby. This medicine may induce premature delivery in pregnant women. Hence, it is important to consult a doctor about the usage of this medicine if you plan to get pregnant or during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sandimmun Neoral Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Sandimmun Neoral Capsule may pass into breastmilk and adversely affect your baby. Hence, do not use it if you are breastfeeding your baby. If this medicine has to be taken, breastfeeding the baby should be avoided. Lactating mothers should consult their doctor regarding the usage of this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sandimmun Neoral Capsule?
A:
If you experience dizziness, fits, tremors after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sandimmun Neoral Capsule?
A:
Sandimmun Neoral Capsule with alcohol may increase the side effects such as fits, brain injury, liver problems, tremors.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver disease, or any infection.
  • You have high blood pressure, altered electrolytes level.
  • You have a history of epilepsy (fits), gouty arthritis, psoriasis.
  • You are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.
  • You have a vaccination due.
  • You have a family history of cancer.
  • You experience any other side effect after taking this medicine.
  • You are 65 years or more.
  • Apply sunscreen lotion, and also avoid contact with direct sunlight or phototherapy while on this medicine.

Mode of Action of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

How Does It Work?

  • When there is an organ or graft transplant in any patient, the body takes the donor organ or graft as a foreign substance and tries to reject it by forming special cells against it. This process may l...
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  • Cyclosporin blocks the formation of these cells and prevents the rejection of transplanted tissue.
  • The immune system normally protects against microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. When it senses any foreign substances, it develops fighter cells to attack them.

Directions for Use of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

  • Take Sandimmun Neoral Capsule as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the medicine.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor advised by your doctor.

Interactions of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sandimmun Neoral Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • Concomitant use of cyclosporin with nifedipine (high blood pressure) might result in swollen gums that might grow over your teeth.

Interactions with food items

Do not take this medicine with grapefruit or grapefruit juice.

Storage and disposal of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

  • Store Sandimmun Neoral Capsules below 30°C in the original package.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Sandimmun Neoral 100 MG

Overdose

Excess of Sandimmun Neoral Capsule may cause vomiting, dizziness, increased heartbeat, severe headache and damage to kidneys. If you have taken too much of this medicine, inform your doctor and reach ...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Sandimmun Neoral, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotte...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Sandimmun Neoral Capsule?

A: Sandimmun Neoral Capsule is used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation in the patient.

Q: How does Sandimmun Neoral Capsule work?

  • Ciclosporin blocks the formation of these cells and prevents the rejection of transplanted tissue.
  • The immune system normally protects against microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. When it senses any foreign substances, it develops fighter cells to attack them.

Q: Can I use Sandimmun Neoral Capsule with my blood pressure medicine?

A: Inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking before starting Sandimmun Neoral Capsule. Based on the medical history provided he might suggest to you the appropriate dose and medicine required.
Product Details
Brand
SANDIMMUN NEORAL
Expires on or After
30/07/2023
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2022 | 11:09 PM (IST)
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