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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Low cholesterol
  • Lymphoma, skin cancer, or any other type of cancer
  • An infection of any kind
  • Plans to receive a vaccine
  • Been told you have low levels of magnesium in your blood
  • Ever been treated with ultraviolet light therapy, coal tar, radiation therapy, or medications that suppress the immune system
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Sandimmune Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with Sandimmune can cause potentially serious symptoms, such as vomiting, a rapid heart rate, and possibly even kidney problems. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much.
 
(Click Sandimmune Overdose for more information.)
 

Sandimmune Medication Information

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