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28 Jul 2011

Neoral
What are the side effects of the dialy long term use of Neoral?

My Pug was diagnosed with PDE just over a year ago, she has Cytozar injections every 21 days. She was on cortizone but this caused Cussions desease. Now she is on neoral dialy. 1 capsule a day.
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CyberVet

01 Jan 0001

Hi Splat

The side effects of Cyclosporin are as follows: - anorexia, gingival hyperplasia, red and swollen ears, muscle weakness, muscle cramps, insulin resistance skin lesions or change of hair coat – all the changes are transient and resolve once treatment has stopped. Rare side effects also include nephrotoxicity and/or hepatoxicity.

The drug is usually combined with prednisolone and/or ketoconazole. Ketoconazole significantly lowers the dose of the cyclosporine needed to attain effective blood levels.

Kind Regards

Angus Campbell

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