What is Neoral Syrup 100 ml?
Neoral syrup salt composition called Cyclosporine. Neoral is a prescription medicine used as prophylaxis to prevent organ rejection after transplant and to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It works to weaken the immune system so that your body does not attack the new organ. It belongs to a group of drugs, which is known as an immunosuppressant.
What Cyclosporine drug is used for?
Cyclosporine is sold under the brand name Sandimmune. It is manufactured in India by Biochemie Novartis India Ltd. Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent used to treat organ rejection post-transplant. It also has use in certain other autoimmune diseases, and treatment of organ rejection in kidney, liver, and heart transplants. It is also used in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It is usually used along with other medications to allow new organs to function normally. Cyclosporine belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. It works to slow down your body’s defense system (immune system) to prevent your body from rejecting a transplanted organ.
What is transplant rejection?
Rejection is a normal reaction of the body to a foreign object. When a new kidney is placed in a person’s body, the body sees the transplanted organ as a threat and tries to attack it. The immune system makes antibodies to try to kill the new organ, not realizing that the transplanted kidney is beneficial.
To prevent rejection, medication must be given for the rest of your life to fight rejection. Each person is an individual, and each transplant prefers different medications. The anti-rejection medications are most commonly used to treat the rejection process.
What is Rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune and inflammatory disease, which means that your immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake, causing inflammation (painful swelling) in the affected parts of the body. Rheumatoid arthritis attacks the joints, usually many joints at once. It commonly affects joints in the hands, wrists, and knees. In a joint with rheumatoid arthritis, the lining of the joint becomes inflamed, causing damage to joint tissue. This tissue damage can cause long-lasting or chronic pain, unsteadiness (lack of balance), and deformity (mishappens). Rheumatoid also affect other tissues throughout the body and cause problems in organs such as the lungs, heart, and eyes.
Symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis include:
Pain in joint
Stiffness in more than one joint
Tenderness and swelling in more than one joint
Fatigue or tiredness
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes flaky patches of skin that form scales. On brown, black, and white skin the patches can look pink or red, and the scales white or silvery. On brown and black skin the patches can also look purple or dark brown, and the scales may look gray. These patches normally appear on your elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back, but can appear anywhere on your body. Psoriasis affects around 2 in 100 people. It can start at any age but most often develops in adults between 20 and 30 years old and between 50 and 60 years old. It is a long-lasting chronic disease that usually involves periods when you have no symptoms or mild symptoms.
Symptoms of Psoriasis include:
A rash skin
The skin on the plaque is discolored
Plaque is scaly or flaky and sheds easily.
Neoral syrup 100 ml comes as a capsule, a solution taken by mouth. It is taken once a day. It is usually twice a day. Take this medicine at the same time each day. The amount of neoral syrup you take depends on your weight, medical condition, and your treatment. 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 Neoral syrup 100 ml
- In the Treatment of Prevention of transplant rejection
Neoral syrup 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
Neoral syrup 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 Neoral syrup 100 ml
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:
Increased hair growth
Loss of appetite
How is Neoral syrup 100 ml taken?
Neoral syrup 100 ml comes as a capsule, a solution taken by mouth. It is taken once a day. It is usually twice a day. Take this medicine at the same time each day. The amount of neoral syrup you take depends on the weight, medical condition, and treatment. 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 Neoral syrup 100 ml work?
Neoral syrup100 ml is an immunosuppressant medicine and is mostly used in patients who have undergone organ transplantation. This medicine works to suppress the immune system and reduce the chances of organ rejection by this medicine. It reduces the activity of the immune system by interfering with the activity and growth of T cells. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.