Compare Sandimmune vs. Afinitor

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Sandimmune
(Cyclosporine)

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(Everolimus)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
SandimmuneAfinitor
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Pill
Used for (click to learn more)
SandimmuneAfinitor
  • Cardiac transplant rejection; Prophylaxis Liver transplant rejection; Prophylaxis Plaque psoriasis (Severe)
  • Angiomyolipoma of kidney - Tuberous sclerosis syndrome
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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DFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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Kidneys and liver
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Sex
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Sleep
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Weight
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Upsides and benefits
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Downsides and risks
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