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Cyclosporine (Generic) Modified Capsules for Dogs

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Description

Cyclosporine is a prescription medication given to treat atopy (allergies to airborne substances) and immune diseases, especially those affecting the blood or skin. It works by suppressing the action of certain cells in the immune system. Plus, it comes in a modified capsule form, so it's easy to disguise in your pet's favorite food.

Uses

Cyclosporine is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted organ, and is also used for arthritis and psoriasis.

Possible Side Effects

Gastrointestinal side effects like vomiting, diarrhea and lack of appetite have been reported. Other less-common side effects may include muscle cramps, muscle weakness and change in hair. Alert your vet if you notice signs, such as facial swelling, difficulty breathing, hives, scratching, vomiting, diarrhea and pale gums, as these may be symptoms of an allergic reaction.

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your vet about any other drugs the pet is taking before starting Cyclosporine.

Precautions

Hypertension medications may be required in recipients of kidney, liver and heart transplants treated with Cyclosporine. However, since Cyclosporine may cause high potassium levels, potassium-sparing diuretics should not be used. While calcium inhibitors can be effective agents in treating Cyclosporine-associated hypertension, they can interfere with Cyclosporine.

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  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146613
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Neoral
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Generic Name
    Cyclosporine
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Product Form
    Capsule
  • Health Condition
    Asthma, Allergies, Organ Rejection, Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Drug Type
    Immunosuppressant
Ingredients
Ingredients

Cyclosporine.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Follow the instructions from your prescriber. Give without food unless your veterinarian tells you otherwise. Do not open sprinkle contents on food.

Storage Instructions

Similar brands are stored and dispensed in the original unit-dose container at controlled room temperature between 59° - 77°F.

FAQ

How does this medication work?

Cyclosporine works to target cells in the immune system that are responsible for allergic reactions and some other immune system abnormalities.

What results can I expect?

Results are usually not observed immediately and it can take several weeks to see improvement. Never stop medication abruptly or skip doses unless your veterinarian instructs you to or symptoms can recur or worsen. Your veterinarian may reduce your pets dose over time based on his/her response to treatment. Your pet's symptoms should improve over time.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great

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    So thankful for Chewy. We tried everything for our dogs allergies, and this drug recommended by our vet’s dermatologist. Very expensive, but Chewy was least expensive, and the on line order processing and delivery is great! We now are using auto ship for this medication so hopefully we do not run out as I cannot believe the improvement seen in our 90 pound 4 year old lab mix. Encourage you to read side effects and watch your pet.

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    Thank you, Chewy!

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    This medication is essential for our cat’s condition and we so appreciate Chewy’s seamless vet approval process to receive this in the mail at a set schedule (saving us a trip, one less thing to think about, and saving $ as well)!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Rx Savings

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    Exact same generic version that is sold by my vet, about $20 less per month. Also, setting up automatic shipments is so convenient since I always forget to call the vet on time to get the refill before the on-hand pills run out! Process to get Rx filled by vet was fast and seamlessly handled by Chewy with no information other than my vet's contact info from me.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Chewy saved the day!!

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    I have been getting my dog’s cyclosporine from the veterinary college for over a yr and suddenly this pandemic caused a shortage of Atopica and eventually the replacement, cyclosporine.and the college cannot get it anymore! My dog is at a critical point in his treatment and this medication is a major component to his healing. Thank God for Chewy! Not only do they have cyclosporine, they also have his Royal Canin Ultamino prescription diet kibble! He eats 1 1/2 bag a month and all the college would let me order was one bag! With this stay at home order it’s difficult to get anything done! Chewy dropped his medicine and Ultamino in our driveway by the gate! Chewy to the rescue! It took a tiny I have been getting my dog’s cyclosporine from the veterinary college for over a yr and suddenly this pandemic caused a shortage of Atopica and eventually the replacement, cyclosporine.and the college cannot get it anymore! My dog is at a critical point in his treatment and this medication is a major component to his healing. Thank God for Chewy! Not only do they have cyclosporine, they also have his Royal Canin Ultamino prescription diet kibble! He eats 1 1/2 bag a month and all the college would let me order was one bag! With this stay at home order it’s difficult to get anything done! Chewy dropped his medicine and Ultamino in our driveway by the gate! Chewy to the rescue! It took a tiny bit longer than usual, but I imagine they are working overtime since people are staying home and ordering over going inside a brick and mortar store. Thanks Chewy! … more

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Pharmacy was very difficult to use

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    I ordered two medications for two of my dogs. The pharmacy denied both initially. They then approved this one, but still denied the other one despite my Vet approving it. I am not sure I will use this department again even though their price is cheaper than my Vet. Wasn't worth the hassle I had.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    An Important solution

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    this drug was recommended and prescribed for my wheaten terrier who is being treated for allergy issues. It was faster and less expensive to fill this prescription with Chewy and I will be filling all of her prescriptions this way. Chewy makes it easy and fast and a little easier on the old pocketbook.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Severe side effects possible, very expensive medication.

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    First of all, this is very expensive medication. Chewy had the best price I could find anywhere, so not their fault. Within 2 days our poor pup had diarrhea, vomiting, and was moving from room to room first sitting, then laying down, then getting up as though in great discomfort. So, unfortunately, a big waste of money and caused our little guy so much discomfort. He was fine after discontinuing the medication.

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    Great service

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    This service was easy to use and they worked with my vets office to get my dog her medications quickly. Thank you

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    medication review

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    medication works as prescribed. Thank you for making it available

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Quick and Easy

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    This product is required for my cat's condition. Chewy got the info from the vet quickly and the medication arrived quickly. I am very pleased.

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