Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map


Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, can be reversed at the early stage. We offer the overview of FSGS basics, treatment, Symptoms ﹠ Complication and Healthy Livings.

Home > FSGS > FSGS Treatment >
Font Size A A A

Cyclosporine for Recurrent FSGS

Question: My son has FSGS. Since he was 2, now 7. It has been controlled with cyclosporine. Recently doctors tried him with cellcept, which didn't work, he had a relapse a few weeks ago. He is now back on cyclosporine and being weened of prednisolone. He went back to being controlled, but today he had 3+ protein in urine. I am worried cyclosporine is not going to work anymore.

Cyclosporine for Recurrent FSGSAnswer: FSGS is a common cause of Nephrotic Syndrome in children and adolescents. And one character of Nephrotic Syndrome is frequent relapse. Conventional treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome is to use steroids such as prednisone to reduce protein leakage. But for people with Nephrotic Syndrome caused by FSGS, they usually have bad response to steroids. In such case, other immunosuppressants, such as cyclosporine are used together with steroids to suppress the immune system and inflammatory reaction in the kidneys. Though they help the patients eliminate symptoms, they have many side effects if used for a long period of time. Besides, cyclosporine has renal toxicity, so you should pay attention when using such kind of medicine to avoid further kidney damage.

But from what you described, we can see that there is frequent relapse with cyclosporine. I think your son is steroid-dependence. That is to say, once he reduces the dosage or stop the medicine, the disease comes back again. If you son use cyclosporine for years, it may affect his physical and psychological health. In this case, why not try some other natural treatment for FSGS?

Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital is one of the largest specialized hospital in China, which has received thousands of foreign patients from 64 countries. Its characteristic treatment is Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang and decoction. They can decompose the immune complexes in the kidneys to cease kidney inflammation. They can also detoxify the blood to prevent further kidney damage. Moreover, they can improve blood circulation and supplement essential nutrients to help the injured kidneys to repair themselves. Moreover, they can strengthen immune system so as to help you fight against the disease and prevent its relapse.

Cyclosporine is not a good choice for FSGS patients in the long run. If you want to learn more information about our treatment, please leave a message or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







Kidney Disease:


Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to Reduce the Relapse

What Else Should I Do to Help Combat FSGS Besides Prednisone

Collapsing FSGS, All Medicine Does Not Effect: What to Do

FSGS: Can I Be Treated by Steroids

Treatment Principles of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

Subscribe to Nephrotic
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.


Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to

Question: I am suman from India. I have a 3.5 years old baby girl who is suffering Nephrotic Syndrome...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exerci

Question: I am Nephrotic Syndrome patient, my proteinuria is 4 to 5 g with creatinine level up to 1 a...

Learn More

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

Nobody wants their kidney disease to go into kidney failure, right? That is why a lot of patients car...

Learn More