Tacmed Ointment

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Composition for Tacmed NA Ointment

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₹12.9/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tacmed Ointment

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Uses of Tacmed Ointment

Tacmed Ointment is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.
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Side effects of Tacmed Ointment

Common

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Skin infection.

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How to use Tacmed Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Tacmed Ointment works

Tacmed ointment is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing inflammation in the skin which causes redness and itching of the skin.

In Depth Information on Tacmed Ointment

Expert advice for Tacmed Ointment

  • Wash your hands before applying Tacmed. Apply a thin layer to the areas of skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema).
  • Make sure your skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema) is completely dry especially after bath or shower.
  • Limit sun exposure during treatment even when the medicine is not applied on the skin.
  • Do not cover the skin being treated with bandages or dressings. You can wear normal clothing.
  • Avoid getting Tacmed in the eyes or mouth. If the Tacmed gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
  • Stop Tacmed when the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis (eczema) such as itching, rash, and redness go away or consult your doctor.
  • Not recommended to be used for more than 6 weeks and if needed, treatment may be repeated with breaks in-between.
  • Can’t be used if your immune system is weak (for example, if you have cancer or are taking steroids for a long time).
  • Inform your doctor if you have any infection on your skin including chicken pox or herpes.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Many people see an improvement in their skin in as early as one week.
  • Not recommended in children aged below 2 years.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tacmed Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacmed 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.
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Lactation
Tacmed Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Tacmed Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Tacmed Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Tacmed Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tacmed Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tacmed Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tacmed Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tacmed NA Ointment

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Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
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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.

Substitutes for Tacmed

No substitutes found for this medicine
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