What is Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule?
Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule contains a drug called Cyclosporine. It belongs to a group of medicines which is known as immunosuppressive agents. It can be used to prevent graft rejection in patients who have had an organ transplant, like kidney, liver, or heart. It can be used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It blocks the development of cells that attack the affected transplanted tissue and suppresses abnormal immune function and prevents the rejection of transplanted organs. Immunosuppressive agents are drugs that suppress or reduce the strength of the body’s immune system.
What is Cyclosporine used for?
Cyclosporine is sold under the brand name Sandimmune. It is manufactured in India by Biocon. Cyclosporine is used to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted organ. Cyclosporine suppresses the immune system and slows down the growth of certain immune cells. Cyclosporine binds to different molecular targets, but both drugs inhibit calcineurin, the function of T- cells. It is used in patients who are undergoing kidney, heart, or liver transplantation. It is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and skin disease like psoriasis. It is used in combination with other medications to treat transplant rejection.
What is transplant rejection?
Rejection is your body’s way of not accepting a kidney transplant. Rejection is most common in the first six months after surgery but it can occur at any time. Transplant rejection occurs when transplanted tissue is rejected by the recipient’s immune system., which destroys the transplanted tissue. The transplanted team can usually recognize and treat a rejection before it causes any major or irreversible damage. It is important for you to continuously take your medications as prescribed by your doctor and have regular blood tests to know your health conditions.
What is Rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease. It occurs in the joints on both sides of your body. You may feel pain and inflammation in you. The uncontrolled damages cartilage, which normally acts as a “shock absorber” in your joints. Rheumatoid usually affect the hands, wrist, and feet but they can occur in any joint. It usually involves the same joints on both sides of the body. It causes swelling and pain in and around the joints and can affect other parts of the body.
Symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis may include:
Pain and achiness on more than one joints
Stiffness in more than one joints
Loss of function
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease (a disease with an unclear cause that is characterized by inflammation caused by dysfunction of the immune system) that causes inflammation in the body. It occurs because the overactive immune system speeds up skin cell growth. Normal skin cells completely grow and shed (fall off) in a month. With psoriasis, skin cells do this in only 3 to 4 days. Instead of shedding, the skin cells pile up on the surface of the skin. Psoriasis plaque itch, burn, and sting. It can appear on any part of the body. It is commonly found on elbows, knees, and scalp.
Symptoms of Psoriasis may include:
A rash or a raised area of thick skin
The skin on the plaque is discolored
The plaque is scaly or flaky and sheds easily.
The amount of Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule you take depends on your weight and medical condition and your treatment basis. It is taken in the form of a capsule or oral solution. Take it in the same way and at the same time every day to get the maximum benefit. . Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The common side effects of this medicine include headache, unusual growth of facial or body hair, high blood pressure, diarrhea, and shaking of hands or feet. If any of these side effects become severe, you consult with your doctor. Your doctor should prevent and give relief from these side effects. You may feel better. You can also be at risk of developing skin cancer. So you should limit your exposure to sunlight.
The benefit of Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule
- In the Treatment of Prevention of transplant rejection
Cyclophil Capsule belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It lowers your immune response and reduces the chance of your body attacking the transplanted organ. Organ rejection happens when your immune system treats the new organ as an enemy and attacks it. This medicine suppresses the immune system and helps your body accept the new organ as if it were your own.
- In the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition where your body’s immune system (which usually fights bacteria and viruses) attacks your body’s cells. Neoral syrup stops that from happening and can relieve the symptoms of these conditions such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in your joints. It can slow down joint damage, reduce disability and enable you to be as active as long as possible.
- In the treatment of Psoriasis
Cyclophil Capsule can be used to treat severe psoriasis when other treatments have not worked or are not appropriate. Psoriasis happens when skin cells are replaced more quickly than usual. This medicine can improve your skin and reduce the symptoms of rash, redness, and pain. The improvement in the appearance of your skin can boost your confidence and improve your life. It is a long-lasting condition. Take this medicine as long as it is prescribed.
Side effects of Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Decreased blood cell count
Nausea and vomiting
Fever and chills
Facial hair growth
How is Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule taken?
The amount of Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule you take depends on your weight and medical condition and your treatment basis. It is taken in the form of a capsule or oral solution. Take it in the same way and at the same time every day to get the maximum benefit. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does Cyclophil ME 100 mg Capsule work?
Cyclophil ME 100 mg is an immunosuppressive agent and is mostly used in patients who have undergone organ transplantation such as kidney, liver, or heart. It suppresses the immune system and reduces the chances of organ rejection by the body. Cyclosphil reduces the activity of the immune system by interfering with the activity and growth of T- cells. It is used to treat autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.