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ACROLI FORTE OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 249 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition for ACROLI

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

food interaction for ACROLI

alcohol interaction for ACROLI

pregnancy interaction for ACROLI

lactation interaction for ACROLI

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Acroli forte ointment at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acroli forte ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Acroli forte ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ACROLI

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

Uses

Acroli forte ointment is used in atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema).

How it works

Acroli forte ointment belongs to a class of medications called as immunomodulating agents. It works by treating atopic dermatitis by blocking calcineurin, a chemical responsible for activation of the inflammation in skin causing redness and itching.

Common side effects

Pain, Tingling sensation, Increased sensitivity to light, Application site itching, Skin rash, Skin redness, Burning sensation

SUBSTITUTES for ACROLI

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Expert advice for ACROLI

  • Tell your doctor if you are using tacrolimus for 12 months.
  • Tell your doctor if you have weakened immune system, skin tumor, swollen lymph nodes, infected lesions or any skin related other disorder.
  • Do not allow tacrolimus to come in contact with your eyes, mouth or other inner skin layer (mucous membranes). In case of accidental contact, wash immediately with cool water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to tacrolimus or any of its ingredients.
  • Children < 16 must not use.

Frequently asked questions for ACROLI

Tacrolimus Topical

Q.Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug

Q.Is tacrolimus nephrotoxic or cytotoxic?
Tacrolimus may cause destruction of certain types of cells (cytotoxic) and may impair kidney function (nephrotoxic). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 02 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)