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Is Neoral worth it?

The balance between benefit & side effect, must be overwhelming on the side of benefits. Otherwise the medication should be considered "work in progress". The question that needs to be asked is why it is allowed for general distribution (remember radium tablets Cora 1910-1920) ## Hello, Ken! How are you? Neoral is listed as containing the active ingredient Cyclosporine, it is an immunosupressant. It was originally isolated from a fungus in 1969, so it's actually not new. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, gum enlargement, peptic ulcers and pancreatitis. What types of symptoms have you experienced from taking it?

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do side effects outway benefit

I have been on neoral for almost one year it has helped my skin disease by 50 percent but I have suffered many consequences. I now have high blood pressure and I'm on another med. My gums are bad and I'm getting gum disease. I now am up 6 times a night going the bathroom I'm getting worried and wondering if I should just go off it or will my skin disease come back full force ## Hi tara, Depending on the type of skin disease you have, it seems as though you may be better off with a more natural alternative that gets the job done without these unwanted side effects. In my opinion, just the fact that you're questioning the efficacy of this medication is enough to tell me that you're not entirely satisfied with taking it. Personally, I think changing medications is worth...

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Neoral

Side effects ## Hi tara, Side effects of Neoral (Cyclosporine) can include: headache diarrhea heartburn gas increased hair growth on the face, arms, or back growth of extra tissue on the gums acne flushing uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs muscle or joint pain cramps pain or pressure in the face ear problems breast enlargement in men depression difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, or those listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section, call your doctor immediately: unusual bleeding or bruising pale skin yellowing of the skin or eyes seizures loss of consciousness changes in behavior or mood difficulty controlling body movements changes in ...

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