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cyclosporine oral

Does cyclosporine oral have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with cyclosporine oral:

Common side effects of cyclosporine oral:

High Blood PressureSevere
Overgrowth of Gums Onto TeethSevere
Kidney DamageSevere
IndigestionLess Severe
Excessive HairinessLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
PainLess Severe
Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of cyclosporine oral:

Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
Trouble BreathingSevere
Chest PainSevere
Infection caused by a FungusSevere
Low Amount of Magnesium in the BloodSevere
Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
Burning StomachLess Severe
AcneLess Severe
Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
Leg CrampsLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
GasLess Severe
Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe

Rare side effects of cyclosporine oral:

Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
Problems with EyesightSevere
Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
BK Virus Reactivation causing Kidney ProblemsSevere
Hearing LossSevere
Heart AttackSevere
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
Infection caused by a VirusSevere
Liver FailureSevere
Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
Bleeding from Stomach, Esophagus or DuodenumSevere
Interstitial NephritisSevere
Kidney FailureSevere
Bloody UrineSevere
High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
Giant HivesSevere
Reaction due to an AllergySevere
Infection due to a ParasiteSevere
Malignant LymphomaSevere
High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
DepressionLess Severe
Night SweatsLess Severe
Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Taste ProblemsLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Weight LossLess Severe
HiccupsLess Severe
Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
SluggishnessLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe
Brittle NailsLess Severe
ConfusedLess Severe
AnxiousLess Severe

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