Cyclosporine, modified (Gengraf®, Neoral®) – Calcineurin Inhibitor

Cyclosporine is a calcineurin inhibitor commonly used as an immunosuppressant following organ transplant.  The drug is typically administered perioperatively during heart, kidney, or lung transplants, and patients often remain on the drug indefinitely following transplantation.

Other uses of the drug include treatment rheumatoid arthritis, severe psoriasis, and the reversal reaction sometimes observed during leprosy infection.



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