Description and Brand Names
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Cyclosporine injection is used in combination with other medicines (eg, steroid medicines) to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted organ (eg, kidney, liver, or heart). It belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. When a patient receives an organ transplant, the body's white blood cells will try to get rid of (reject) the transplanted organ. Cyclosporine works by suppressing the immune system to prevent the white blood cells from trying to get rid of the transplanted organ.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: