What is the recommended dosage of Cyclosporine?
The recommended dosage of Cyclosporine to prevent transplant rejection is 14-18 mg per kg of body weight per day. The treatment should be started 4-12 hours before the operation and continued for 1-2 weeks after. After 1-2 weeks, your doctor may decide to reduce the dosage to 5-10 mg per kg of body weight per day.
For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, the recommended dosage of Cyclosporine is 2.5 mg per kg of body weight per day, divided into two doses per day. This dosage may gradually be increased to a maximum of 4 mg per kg of body weight per day.