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Review: could Cyclosporine cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

Summary: Renal failure is found among people who take Cyclosporine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisolone, and have Kidney transplant.

We study 24,401 people who have side effects while taking Cyclosporine from FDA and social media. Among them, 672 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in psoriasis. (latest outcomes from 24,583 Cyclosporine users)

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 24,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Cyclosporine. Among them, 891 people (3.65%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Cyclosporine reports

Time on Cyclosporine when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure64.10%18.80%6.84%5.13%3.42%0.85%0.85%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Cyclosporine * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure31.53%68.47%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Cyclosporine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.66%8.18%9.06%5.86%10.72%20.55%20.66%24.31%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Cyclosporine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal transplant (98 people, 11.00%)
  2. Bone marrow conditioning regimen (84 people, 9.43%)
  3. Prophylaxis (84 people, 9.43%)
  4. Hypertension (72 people, 8.08%)
  5. Graft versus host disease (66 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisolone (219 people, 24.58%)
  2. Prednisone (210 people, 23.57%)
  3. Mycophenolate mofetil (147 people, 16.50%)
  4. Azathioprine (144 people, 16.16%)
  5. Acyclovir (120 people, 13.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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