Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®
Oral and intravenous (IV) infusion
Recommendations for Pregnancy
Recommendations for Lactation
Limited human data: potential toxicity
NOTE: This medication has been typically used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Talk to your doctor about potential risks and side effects.
Indicated for pediatric use
NOTE: This medication may be recommended for pediatric use. Be sure to talk to your doctor about potential risks and side effects.
Most common side effects
Headache; diarrhea; heartburn; gas; increased hair growth; acne; flushing; shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control; burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs; muscle or joint pain; cramps.
Avoid drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruit, as this can alter drug levels. Due to increased risk for hypertension and kidney dysfunction, close monitoring is needed. Small increased risk for lymphoma, skin cancer, and other cancers. Small increased risk for infections and liver dysfunction.
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