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Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Both cyclosporine and coal tar affect your skin's immune system.
What might happen:
You may also have a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together and why you are taking these medicines. These medicines are not normally used together to treat psoriasis.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Reference:1.Neoral (cyclosporine) US prescribing information. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation August, 2012.