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TACMED OINTMENT

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Rs.129for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition FOR TACMED

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

food interaction for TACMED

alcohol interaction for TACMED

pregnancy interaction for TACMED

lactation interaction for TACMED

medicine interaction for TACMED

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Tacmed ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TACMED

Tacrolimus Topical(NA)

Uses

Tacmed ointment is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

How it works

Tacmed ointment block a chemical called calcineurin which activates inflammation in the skin and causes redness and itching of the skin.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR TACMED

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR TACMED

  • 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 TACMED

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)