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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cyclosporine oral.

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51 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
7/31/2014 9:53:43 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This drug was the only one able to control my chronic hives but now I have multiple infections, stomach upset and hair loss. When I asked the doctor about the hair loss he told me it must be stress. If stress caused hair loss I would already be bald. I have also noticed dark hair growing on my face and a beard is not cute on a female. I am seriously ready to stop using this medicine. It is nas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/14/2014 6:12:01 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have ben taking this medication for a month for a kidney condition and have had multiple side effects including body weakness, insomnia,inability to remain focused, jitteriness,muscle cramping, flatuence,indigestion,intermittent memory loss. Hope I will not have to stay on it much longer.

Condition: Other
4/12/2014 2:22:34 AM

Reviewer: Martin, 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Cold sores, fatigue and inability to sleep and get enough rest. I have stage 4 kidney disease.

Condition: Other
11/17/2013 12:19:34 PM

Reviewer: Sauceyms, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Interestingly I only found one other post where someone was taking cyclosporin for aplastic anemia which is what I have. My white count started at 2 when I was diagnosed. I am now up to 81. But have had many platelet transfusions. I have been taking this for about 2 years. I went through the ATG and had 2 heart attacks while in the hospital. They put a stent in my heart. I am home now but t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/2/2013 10:06:03 PM

Reviewer: Marge59, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication seem to help my interstitial cystitis I don't have many flares, but it has cause Diarrhea really terrible, can not even leave the house. The smell makes me gag, smells like weed. I have had dry cough since I have been on it.

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