Tacoseal Ointment

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Composition for Tacoseal NA Ointment

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233.31
₹23.33/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tacoseal Ointment

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Uses of Tacoseal Ointment

Tacoseal 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 Tacoseal Ointment

Common

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

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How to use Tacoseal 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 Tacoseal Ointment works

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

In Depth Information on Tacoseal Ointment

Expert advice for Tacoseal Ointment

  • Wash your hands before applying Tacoseal. 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 Tacoseal in the eyes or mouth. If the Tacoseal gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
  • Stop Tacoseal 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 Tacoseal Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacoseal 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
Tacoseal 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 Tacoseal Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Tacoseal Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tacoseal Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tacoseal Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tacoseal Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tacoseal Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tacoseal NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Substitutes for Tacoseal

No substitutes found for this medicine
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