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Can Cyclosporine Destroy Your Kidneys If You Have FSGS

2013-09-09 10:49

FSGS, cyclosporineCyclosporine is a powerful immunosuppressive drug prescribed by doctors to some people with FSGS. It is available as a capsule, oral solution or a solution that is delivered into the vein. Can this medication destroy your kidneys if you have FSGS? Chat with our online doctor for free advice!

Actually, the use of cyclosporine can damage the kidneys, or even resulting in Kidney Failure. Damage is more likely if the kidneys are compromised by other medicines. Besides, this drug may have other side effect as below:

Immune system compromise. This medication inhibits the activity of the immune system and leaves the patient more prone to infection, like influenza, the common cold, and skin infections. The risk for certain cancers, such as lung cancer will also increase.

High blood pressure. This is a common adverse effect, and will lead to stroke and organ damage.

Other side effects of taking cyclosporine may also include liver damage, seizure, gum growth, elevated potassium level, etc. To minimize these harmful effects, it is essential to follow the doctors' advice.

In addition, alternative natural treatments for FSGS are available to help patients treat this kidney disorder fundamentally with no side effect. Immunotherapy and Blood Pollution Therapy are two of good examples. These therapies can not only relieve the symptoms of kidney disease but also stop its progression and restore the kidney function. You can check our website for more information or feel free to leave a message in the below.

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