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Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood

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Overview

Cyclosporine by LCMS (Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry) is a test used to monitor the levels of Cyclosporine, an immunosuppressive drug, in the blood. Cyclosporine is commonly prescribed to prevent organ rejection in individuals who have undergone liver, kidney, or heart transplantation. The clinical utility of this test lies in monitoring the drug levels to ensure they are within the therapeutic range. When submitting the sample, it is important to provide additional information such as the history of the drug dose taken, the time of sample collection (peak or trough levels, indicated as C0 or C2, respectively), and relevant clinical history. This information assists healthcare professionals in interpreting the results accurately, optimizing the drug dosage, and making informed decisions regarding the management of immunosuppression. Monitoring Cyclosporine levels helps in achieving the desired immunosuppressive effect while minimizing the risk of drug toxicity and rejection episodes in transplant recipients.

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Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood with a clear pricing structure.

The Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood Price in Mumbai is ₹ 3,330 .

We are committed to deliver accurate and quality results from the best labs in India with complete transparency regarding test cost and turnaround time. No matter where you are, we strive to offer patients high-quality service that is affordable and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

This test measures the concentration of cyclosporine drug in your blood.

Cyclosporine is a drug to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a liver, kidney, or heart transplant. Hence, this test is primarily done to monitor the level of cyclosporine in the blood for transplant recipients. It is also done to • Determine if the body is receiving enough medication to prevent organ rejection after a transplant and assess if the dosage is optimal or needs adjustment. • Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment. • Determine the cause of adverse effects. • Ensure compliance with medication guidelines.

Your doctor may recommend this test if you have undergone a liver, kidney, or heart transplant. Additionally, individuals who experience symptoms of organ rejection or potential side effects of cyclosporine may be advised to undergo this test. It is also performed during routine follow-up visits to ensure medication effectiveness.

Abnormal results may indicate suboptimal drug levels, which can lead to organ rejection or increased risk of side effects. However, abnormal results do not necessarily indicate immediate danger and should be discussed with your doctor for appropriate action.

The test involves a simple blood draw. A healthcare professional will collect a small sample of your blood using a needle. The procedure is quick and usually causes only minor discomfort. After the sample is collected, it will be sent to the laboratory for analysis.

To prepare for this test: • Ensure you provide information about the drug dose taken, time of sample collection (peak or trough levels), and clinical history. • Follow any specific dietary or medication restrictions provided by your doctor. • It is important to discuss any concerns or questions about the test with your healthcare provider. Please reach out to your healthcare provider for any specific requirements.

Other tests that may be ordered alongside the Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood test include: • Liver and kidney function tests: These tests help assess how well your transplanted organ is functioning. • Complete blood count (CBC): This test provides information about your overall health and can detect any abnormalities. • Renal function tests: These tests evaluate kidney function and monitor for potential complications.

Cyclosporine level test, cyclosporine concentration measurement

Organ rejection occurs when the immune system identifies a transplanted organ as foreign and attacks it. This can happen after a liver, kidney, or heart transplant. Monitoring cyclosporine levels with the Cyclosporine – By LCMS, Blood test helps prevent organ rejection and ensure the success of the transplant.

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