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Composition for TACMOD

Tacrolimus(0.1% w/w)

food interaction for TACMOD

alcohol interaction for TACMOD

pregnancy interaction for TACMOD

lactation interaction for TACMOD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Tacmod 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
Tacmod forte ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TACMOD

Tacrolimus(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Tacmod forte ointment is used in organ transplantation.

How it works

Tacmod forte ointment belongs to a category of drugs called as immunosuppressant. It prevents the body’s immune system from attacking the newly transplanted organ such as liver, heart, or kidney. This also helps in resolution of skin diseases due to altered immune function. 

Common side effects

Nausea, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Acne, Anemia, Anxiety, Convulsion, Cough, Cramps, Depression, Diarrhoea, Edema, Flatulence, Hair loss, Hallucination, Headache, Increased potassium level in blood, Increase in body weight, Indigestion, Insomnia, Itching, Mood changes, Muscle pain, Nasal congestion, Rash, Reduced blood platelets, Renal impairment, Ringing in ear, Tremor, Increased blood uric acid, Vascular disorder, Vision disorder, Weakness, Decreased white blood cell count

Common Dosage for TACMOD FORTE OINTMENT

Patients taking TACMOD FORTE OINTMENT

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for TACMOD

5 Substitutes
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  • TACORYZA OINTMENT
    (30 GM ointment in tube)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 30.77/GM of ointment
    generic_icon
    Rs. 923.25
    pay 133% more per GM of ointment
  • TACORYZA OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 38.87/GM of ointment
    generic_icon
    Rs. 388.70
    pay 194% more per GM of ointment
  • TAKFA FORTE OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 33.50/GM of ointment
    generic_icon
    Rs. 335
    pay 154% more per GM of ointment
  • ECZRID FORTE OINTMENT
    (20 GM ointment in tube)
    Salve Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 22/GM of ointment
    generic_icon
    Rs. 440
    pay 67% more per GM of ointment
  • TAKFA FORTE OINTMENT
    (20 GM ointment in tube)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 28.75/GM of ointment
    generic_icon
    Rs. 575
    pay 118% more per GM of ointment

Expert advice for TACMOD

  • Take tacrolimus on empty stomach or 2-3 hours after a meal.
  • Do not take tacrolimus if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine; or to sirolimus or other macrolide antibiotics (erythromycin, clarithromycin).
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: liver problems, abnormal electrical signaling of the heart (QT interval prolongation), or diarrhea lasting for more than a day; abdominal pain, with or without vomiting, nausea, chills and fever.
  • Avoid using tacrolimus if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Limit exposure to the sun while taking the drug. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen when stepping out in the sun, to prevent skin cancer.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking tacrolimus as it may cause dizziness.

Frequently asked questions for TACMOD

Tacrolimus

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

Q.Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market

Q.Is tacrolimus safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

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

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)