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Ciclosporin

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Sheryl Krohne

Synonym(s): Cyclosporine


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 from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Noli C & Scarampella F (2006) Prospective open pilot study on the use of ciclosporin for feline allergic skin disease. JSAP 47, 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 atopyVet 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. BSAVA, UK.
  • Regnier A & Ward D (1999) Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. In:Veterinary Ophthalmology. 3rd edn. Ed: K Gelatt. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, USA.
  • Plumb D (1999) Veterinary Drug Handbook. 3rd edn. Iowa State University Press, USA.
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