Cyclosporine (modified) Rx


$27.41
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Cyclosporine for Dogs and Cats?

  • Cyclosporine is a prescription medication used to treat issues related to an overactive immune system.
  • The Cyclosporine sold by VetRxDirect is Cyclosporine USP MODIFIED. It is NOT interchangeable with Sandimmune.
  • Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant type of drug which works on the immune system response that causes itching and inflammation in an allergic reaction.
  • Cyclosporine (modified) is the generic form of Atopica.

Why do cats and dogs use Cyclosporine?

  • Cyclosporine is prescribed to relieve the inflammation and itching associated with atopic dermatitis or other skin conditions in dogs and cats. 
  • It may also be prescribed in the treatment of certain immune system disorders.
  • Your veterinarian may prescribe this medication for your dog’s atopic dermatitis or anal fistulas. 
  • Cyclosporine (modified) is often indicated for feline asthma.
  • Cyclosporine is especially effective at treating non-contagious skin diseases in dogs including atopic dermatitis that causes itching, infection, hair loss, and more. 

What else should I know about Cyclosporine?

  • Cyclosporine (modified), which comes in liquid or capsule form, is a safe effective alternative to steroids and it generally costs less as well.
  • Reduces itching, swelling, and discomfort caused by skin allergies.
  • Indicated for atopic dermatitis and other skin conditions.
  • May be prescribed for immune disorders.
  • Effective non-steroidal treatment.
  • Soft capsules are easy to administer.
  • Treats atopic dermatitis and anal fistulas in dogs.
  • Prescribed for asthma in cats.
  • Effective, affordable alternative to steroids.
  • Available in capsules and liquid.
  • Discard the oral solution within 2 months after opening.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Cyclosporine?

  • It may take 4-6 weeks to determine if cyclosporine is effective.
  • Vomiting is a very common side effect. 
  • Cyclosporine suppresses the immune system. If your dog or cat has a fever, low energy, or lack of appetite, contact your veterinarian to see if your pet may have an infection.

How do you use Cyclosporine?

  • Give cyclosporine by mouth as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Wear gloves when handling this medication.
  • Pregnant women should be very careful if handling cyclosporine.

What is in Cyclosporine?

  • The drug sold by VetRxDirec is Cyclosporine USP MODIFIED. It is NOT interchangeable with Sandimmune.
  • Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant type of drug which works on the immune system response that causes itching and inflammation in an allergic reaction.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Cyclosporine is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Cyclosporine?

  • Dogs and cats may use Cyclosporine for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.