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How do I take ciclosporin and how long does it take to work?

Ciclosporin is usually taken in capsule form twice a day. It's also available as a liquid. Your doctor will advise you about the correct dose. Usually you'll start on a low  dose, and your doctor may increase it if necessary. The dose you're given will depend on your body weight and how well your kidneys are working.

Ciclosporin isn't a painkiller and doesn't work immediately. It's a long-term treatment and it may be up to four months before you notice the benefits.

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