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IMOGRAF OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 95 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition for IMOGRAF

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

food interaction for IMOGRAF

alcohol interaction for IMOGRAF

pregnancy interaction for IMOGRAF

lactation interaction for IMOGRAF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Imograf 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
Imograf ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for IMOGRAF

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

Uses

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

How it works

Imograf 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 IMOGRAF

No substitutes found

Expert advice for IMOGRAF

  • 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 IMOGRAF

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 22 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)