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What are the side effects of cyclosporine used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

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Side effects of cyclosporine can include flu-like symptoms, headache, high blood pressure, higher cholesterol, sensitive skin, tingling in the arms or legs, upset stomach, fatigue, kidney damage, excess hair growth, and an increased risk for cancer.

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. National Psoriasis Foundation.


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Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 25, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. National Psoriasis Foundation.


Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 25, 2019

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