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Review: could Cyclosporine cause Renal failure?

Summary: Renal failure could be caused by Cyclosporine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisolone, and have Renal transplant.

We study 24,388 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 (latest outcomes from 24,570 users) has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in psoriasis.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 422,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 24,360 people reported to have side effects when taking Cyclosporine. Among them, 891 people (3.66%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.21% of all the 430,503 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.

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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