Generic equivalents for Neoral...What are generics?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, how it is taken, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name and works the same way in the body in the same amount of time.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is the generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (e.g. different shape or color), as trademark laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to invent a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name drug and sell it at substantial discounts.
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(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3 month or 100 day supply based on your personal prescription. read more
This medicine is an immunosuppressive agent used to prevent rejection of organ or bone marrow transplants. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. TAKE THIS MEDICINE at the same time each day. Check with your doctor before deciding to routinely take this medicine with meals. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE with grapefruit juice. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature in the original container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, contact your doctor immediately.
KEEP ALL DOCTOR AND LABORATORY APPOINTMENTS while you are taking this medicine. DO NOT HAVE ANY IMMUNIZATIONS (VACCINATIONS) while you are taking this medicine without checking with your doctor. BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS OR SURGERY, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking this medicine. BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any medicines that contain ibuprofen, naproxen, or ketoprofen. DO NOT USE A SALT SUBSTITUTE or other potassium supplement without checking with your doctor. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED IN BREAST MILK. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.
Neoral Side Effects
SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include increased hair growth, acne, headache, tremors, restlessness, or overgrowth of gums. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience increased or decreased urination; seizures; fever; sore throat; unusual bleeding or bruising; diarrhea; nausea; vomiting; eye pain; eye irritation; or visual changes. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.