At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine the concentration of ciclosporin in your blood in order to establish a dose regime, maintain therapeutic levels, and detect toxic levels
When to Get Tested?
As soon as ciclosporin therapy begins, usually daily or 2-3 times a week, and periodically after that as dose is adjusted or maintained
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?
None. Typically drawn 12 hours after the last dose; on mornings when you are scheduled to have your ciclosporin level checked, do not take the medicine until after your blood is drawn.