Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)
Cyclosporine ( ...
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What is the Generic Name for Cyclosporine?
What is the Trade Name for Cyclosporine?
What are the Indications of Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)?
Prevention of rejection in transplantation
Treatment of severe RA
Management of ulcerative colitis
What are the Actions of Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)?
Inhibits normal immune response
What is the Therapeutic Class of Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)?
Immunosuppresants, antirheumatics (DMARD)
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)?
What are the Nursing Considerations of Cyclosporine ( Cyclosporine)?
May cause seizures, tremors, hypertension, hepatotoxicity, diarrhea, N/V, gingival hyperplasia
Increases immune suppression with corticosteroids
Avoid grapefruit juice while taking this medications
Assess for signs of organ rejection
Monitor renal panel, liver enzymes
Take medication as directed
Lifelong therapy required for transplant patients
Instruct pt on how to take blood pressure
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