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Advagraf 5mg Capsule

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Astellas Pharma Inc

Composition for Advagraf 5mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Advagraf 5mg Capsule

MRP
5000
₹500/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Advagraf Capsule

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Advagraf Capsule side effects

Common

Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Renal dysfunction, Increased glucose level in blood, Tremor.

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How to use Advagraf Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Advagraf 5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Advagraf 5mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Advagraf Capsule works

Advagraf 5mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response.

In Depth Information on Advagraf Capsule

Expert advice for Advagraf Capsule

  • Best taken on an empty stomach as food can interfere with its effects.
  • Take it at the same time every day to achieve a stable level of immunosuppression.
  • Requires regular blood tests to measure the levels of medicine in blood.
  • Blood samples are drawn in the morning, within 1 hour before taking Advagraf 5mg Capsule. Hence, carry a dose to the laboratory and take it right after the blood test.
  • Common side effects include headache, numbness, sleeplessness, numbness/tingling of hands and feet, and kidney problems.
  • Advagraf 5mg Capsule may also increase the risk of infection. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illnesses.
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Advagraf Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Advagraf Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Advagraf 5mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
Advagraf 5mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Advagraf 5mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Advagraf 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Advagraf 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Advagraf 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Advagraf 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Advagraf Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Advagraf 5mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Advagraf Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Tacrolimus

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
Q. Is tacrolimus safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does tacrolimus cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression?
Tacrolimus may cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market
Q. Can I take tacrolimus with omeprazole?
Omeprazole may increase the blood levels of tacrolimus. It can be taken with omeprazole only if prescribed by your doctor

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Advagraf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
Advagraf with Caspofungin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Caspofungin: Capsain, Candidal, Cancigin, Hospicasp, Caspogin, Casponex, Setrol, Wofungin, Caspercid
Advagraf with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Advagraf with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Advagraf with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Advagraf with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Advagraf with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Advagraf with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Advagraf with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel
Advagraf with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
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Advagraf with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Advagraf with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Advagraf with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten
Advagraf with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Advagraf with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Advagraf with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar
Advagraf with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone
Advagraf with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Advagraf with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
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