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What is the definition or description of: Neoral allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Neoral allergy?

Neoral allergy: Neoral (Cyclosporine) is an Immunosuppressive medication with a number of potential uses to include
prevention of transplanted organ rejection. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Neoral (cyclosporine) 100 mg side effects and safety?

Neoral (cyclosporine) 100 mg side effects and safety?

THis is a brand of: Cyclosporine a. It is safe with monitoring of therapeutic drug levels. Side effects include renal insufficiency, hypertension, fluid retention and fine tremor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix neoral (cyclosporine) and gengraf?

Is it okay to mix neoral (cyclosporine) and gengraf?

Bioequivalent: Both Neoral and Gengraf have been used in transplant recipients for many years (Neoral ~30 years, Gengraf ~ 10 years). Gengraf is an AB-rated generic cyclosporine for Neoral, and has been shown to be bioequivalent in several studies. ...Read more

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I have to take sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine)for 4 month. How long I have to wait after I stop to take the medicine if I want to drink a lot of alcol?

I have to take sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine)for 4 month. How long I have to wait after I stop to take the medicine if I want to drink a lot of alcol?

Wrong question!!!: Binge drinking or "drinking a lot of alcohol" is not suggested. Studies have shown that even one episode of binge drinking in the younger individual can cause long-term neurophysiological changes. ...Read more

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I've taken sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine) for a year because I have atopic dermatitis but I still have problems. What can I do?

I've taken sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine) for a year because I have atopic dermatitis but I still have problems. What can I do?

Atopic dermatitis: You may have a severe case of atopic dermatitis. You might profit by seeing a dermatologist that is affiliated with a university sponsored hospital for reevaluation of your problem. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis since last year, my doctor gave me olux foam and sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine) but I still have it... What can I do?

Other medications: Psoriasis is often controlled with topical steroids such as Olux and oral immune suppression like neoral (cyclosporine). However, a certain portion of psoriasis patients will not improve enough to these and may require another group of immune suppressors called tnf inhibitors. These are injectable medications that can be expensive and carry some risks, so you need to discuss the options with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

Antihistamine: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are approved for age 6m and older. But speak with your doctor before giving this medication to your child. ...Read more

Neoral Allergy (Definition)

Neoral (Cyclosporine) is an Immunosuppressive medication with a number of potential uses to include prevention ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Neoral (Definition)

Neoral is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of ...Read more