Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule is used to prevent your body from rejecting a new organ after a liver, kidney, or heart transplant. It works by weakening your immune system so that your body does not attack the new organ. It can also be used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis and a skin condition called psoriasis.
The amount of Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule you take depends on your weight, medical condition, and what you are being treated for. Your doctor will plan the correct dose for you. Do not change the dose without talking to your doctor.
It can be taken with or without food. It is better to take it, in the same way, and at the same time every day to get the maximum benefit. Keep taking it for as long as you have been told to, even if you feel well. Stopping treatment may increase the risk of your transplanted organ being rejected.
The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, unusual growth of facial or body hair, high blood pressure, diarrhea, and shaking or tremors. Because it lowers your immune system, you may also catch more infections than usual.
Tell your doctor straight away if you develop an infection. For the same reason, you may be more at risk of developing some cancers, particularly of the skin. You should limit your exposure to sunlight.
Before taking this medicine you should tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems, high blood pressure, gout (increased uric acid levels in the blood), or epilepsy. Also, tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking as they may affect the working of the medicine. This medicine should only be used in pregnancy if it is clearly needed.
However, it is not recommended while breastfeeding. You will have frequent medical tests while taking this medicine to check your blood pressure, liver and kidney function, and mineral levels. The results of tests may lead to changes in your dose.
Uses of Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule
Prevent organ rejection, Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis (a skin disease that causes itchy and dry patches
Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule belongs to the class of medicines called ‘immunosuppressant’ used to prevent organ rejection after a transplant. Also, it helps to reduce the pain/inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis and is used in the treatment of severe cases of skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, nephrotic syndrome (kidney disease), and eye problems such as endogenous uveitis and Behçet’s uveitis.
Cyclosporine works by suppressing the body’s immune system. Thereby, prevents organ rejection. Also, it reduces the function of the cells that cause inflammation, especially in the joint tissues. Thereby, decreasing pain, inflammation, slowing down the joint damage and disease progression over time.
HowCyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule (Cyclosporine) Works:
Cyclosporine Me is an immunosuppressant drug-containing Cyclosporine that works by decreasing the activity of body’s immune system.
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response to help accept a newly transplanted organ (e.g., liver, kidney, or heart). In rheumatoid arthritis, this immunosuppressive effect reduces inflammation (swelling) of joints and limits joint damage. In psoriasis, it works by reducing the activity of certain immune cells that cause overproduction of skin cells, thus improving scaling and redness.
How To Take The Cyclophil Me 25 Mg (Cyclosporine):
Cyclophil Me 25 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time with or without food or as directed by your doctor. You should swallow the capsule as a whole with water without chewing/crushing it.
Side Effects of Cyclophil ME-25 Capsule
- High blood pressure
- Loss of appetite
Warning And Precaution:
Cyclophil Me 25 mg is contraindicated in conditions like:
- Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
- Severe Kidney and Liver Diseases
Store the Cyclophil Me 25 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the capsules should be intact and capsules are not damaged.
1.Is Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule Capsule a steroid?
No, Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It decreases the action of the body’s immune system.
2.Can Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule cause weight gain?
Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule may either cause an increase or decrease in weight. However, the changes in weight are uncommon side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects worry you.
3.Does Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule cause hair growth?
Yes, the use of Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule may cause abnormal hair growth (hypertrichosis) as a common side effect of Cyclophil ME 25 Capsule, though it does not affect everyone.
4.Does Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule cause fatigue?
Yes, Cyclosporine may cause fatigue as a common side effect. However, fatigue could also be due to an underlying disease. Discuss with your doctor if this side effect worries you.
5.Do I need to get any tests done while being treated with Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule?
Yes, the doctor may suggest tests to check the levels of Cyclosporine Capsule in your blood, especially if you have had a transplant. You may also be advised to get your blood pressure checked before the start of your treatment and regularly during treatment. In addition, liver and kidney function tests along with your blood lipids (fats), will be checked.
6.Can Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule cause cancer?
Cyclosporine Capsule is known to suppress the immune system. This as a result, increases your risk of developing cancers, particularly of the skin and lymphoid system. You should limit your exposure to sunlight and UV light by wearing appropriate protective clothing. Sunscreen should be applied frequently with a high protection factor.
7.What are the side effects of Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule?
Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule may cause side effects such as headache, diarrhea, heartburn, increased hair growth on the face, arms, or back, growth of extra tissue on the gums, acne, flushing, and uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body. You may also experience burning or tingling sensation in the hands, arms, feet, or legs, muscle or joint pain, cramps, pain or pressure in the face, ear problems, breast enlargement in men, depression and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
8.How should Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule be taken?
Take Cyclophil Me 25 mg Capsule strictly as advised by your doctor. The doctor will decide and carefully adjust your dose according to your medical requirements. It is important to keep a constant amount of Cyclophil ME 25 Capsule in the body, and hence, the medicine should be taken at the same time each day. Not only is the time of day important, but also when Cyclophil ME 25 Capsule is taken concerning meals.
9.How long do I need to take Cyclophil ME 25 Capsule?
Take Cyclophil ME 25 Capsule for as long as the doctor has advised. The duration of treatment depends on whether you are taking it after a transplant or for the treatment of other conditions. Usually, the treatment may last for 8 weeks if you are taking it for severe rash.