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Tacoseal Ointment


Overview

Uses of Tacoseal Ointment

Tacoseal Ointment is used for atopic dermatitis. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.

Tacoseal Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

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. It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.

Tacoseal Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
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.
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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Tacoseal Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Tacoseal Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tacoseal Ointment
₹22.2/Ointment
Tacrovera Forte-XL Ointment
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹22.33/gm of Ointment
1% costlier
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Ointment
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹49.9/gm of Ointment
125% costlier
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Ointment
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹38.75/gm of Ointment
75% costlier
Tacrovera Forte Ointment
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹33/gm of Ointment
49% costlier
₹38.46/gm of Ointment
73% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Tacoseal Ointment is effective at treating eczema (atopic dermatitis) when other treatment options have failed.
  • It works by decreasing itching, redness, and skin rashes.
  • Apply thinly, to affected areas of skin only. Clean the affected area and dry well before applying Tacoseal Ointment. Avoid contact with water after application.
  • Inform your doctor if there's no improvement even after two weeks of treatment, or if the skin gets worse.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Stop using Tacoseal Ointment and consult your doctor if your eczema becomes infected.
  • Continuous long-term use of the ointment should be avoided. Use as prescribed by you doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tacoseal

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Allergic rashes develop in body every weekMy son is only 2 year and 4 month old, he is very much suffering from allergic rashes over last one yearWe are looking for a permanent solution for this problem. We are consulting the skin specialist over one but when medicine is stop, Allergies growing between 4 to 7 daysy
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Your child may hav atopic dermatitisTake care of skin with moisturizer, use baby soap
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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PLOT-114/1 INDUSTRIAL AREA, PHASE-5, MOHALI, CHANDIGARH
MRP
111
5 gm in 1 tube
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