CNI immunosuppressants are used to treat organ transplant rejection, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, dry eyes, and eczema. They work by suppressing the immune system to prevent the body from attacking the organs, prevent swelling, and increase tear production.

Why are
CNI Immunosuppressants
prescribed?

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular CNI Immunosuppressants

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Prograf
(hecoria, tacrolimus)
135
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TACROLIMUS is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted organ.
Restasis
483
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Cyclosporine (Restasis) is an expensive drug used to increase tear production in patients who have dry eyes due to eye inflammation. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Restasis. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Protopic
(tacrolimus)
49
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TACROLIMUS is used on the skin to treat eczema.
Neoral
(cyclosporine modified, gengraf)
37
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CYCLOSPORINE is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted organ. The medicine is also used for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
Elidel
272
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PIMECROLIMUS is used on the skin to treat eczema.
Sandimmune
(cyclosporine)
294
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CYCLOSPORINE is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted organ.
Envarsus XR
448
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TACROLIMUS is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted kidney.
Astagraf XL
537
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TACROLIMUS is used to decrease the immune system's response to a transplanted kidney.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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