Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Ciclosporin

Synonym(s): Cyclosporine

Contributor(s): Sheryl Krohne

Introduction

Name

  • Ciclosporin.

Class of drug

  • Immunosuppressive agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca   Eye: keratoconjunctivitis sicca  in the dog.
  • Chronic superficial keratitis (pannus) (German Shepherd pannus).
  • Perianal fistula and sebaceous adenitis.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Noli C & Scarampella F (2006)Prospective open pilot study on the use of ciclosporin for feline allergic skin disease.JSAP47, 434-438.
  • Last R D, Suzuki, Y, Manning T, Lindsay D, Galipeau L & Whitbread, T J (2004)A case of fatal systemic toxoplasmosis in a cat being treated with cyclosporin A for feline atopy.Vet Dermatol.15(3), 194-198.DOI
  • Mehl M L, Kyles A E, Craigmill A L, Epstein S & Gregory C R (2003)Disposition of cyclosporine after intravenous and multi-dose oral administration in cats.J Vet Pharmacol Ther.26(5), 349.DOI

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Regnier A & Ward D (1999)Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.In:Veterinary Ophthalmology3rd edn. Ed K Gelatt. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd edn. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

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