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Ciclosporin

Synonym(s): Cyclosporin

Contributor(s): Sheryl Krohne

Introduction

Name

  • Ciclosporin.

Class of drug

  • Immunosuppressive agent.

Description

Chemical name

  • Ciclosporin A.

Molecular formula

  • C62H111N11O12.

Physical properties

  • Ointment.
  • Capsules.
  • Solution.
  • Microemulsion.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd edn. Ames: Iowa State University Press.
  • Regnier A & Ward D (1999)Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.In:Veterinary Ophthalmology3rd edn. Ed K Gelatt. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

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