(cyclosporine oral solution, USP) modified
-A treatment for chronic allergic dermatitis in cats
Federal (USA) Law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
ATOPICA for Cats (cyclosporine oral solution, USP) MODIFIED is an oral formulation of cyclosporine that immediately forms a microemulsion in an aqueous environment. Cyclosporine, the active ingredient in ATOPICA for Cats, is a cyclic polypeptide, immune modulating agent consisting of 11 amino acids. It is produced as a metabolite by the fungal species Beauveria nivea.
Chemically, cyclosporine A is designated Cyclo[[(E)-(2S,3R,4R)-3-hydroxy-4-methyl-2-(methylamino)-6-octenoyl]-L-2-aminobutyryl-N-methylglycyl-N-methyl-L-leucyl-L-valyl-N-methyl-L-leucyl-L-alanyl-D-ananyl-N-methyl-L-leucyl-N-methyl-L-leucyl-N-methyl-L-valyl].
The structural formula is: