TACROTOPIC OINTMENT


Overview

Uses of Tacrotopic Ointment
TACROTOPIC OINTMENT is used for atopic dermatitis. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.
Tacrotopic Ointment side effects
Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
How to use Tacrotopic 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 Tacrotopic Ointment works
TACROTOPIC 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.
Tacrotopic Ointment related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
TACROTOPIC 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
TACROTOPIC 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 Tacrotopic Ointment?
If you miss a dose of TACROTOPIC 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.
TACROTOPIC OINTMENT
₹10.3/Ointment
Laxoderm 0.01% Ointment
Laxian Healthcare
₹27.5/gm of Ointment
167% costlier

Expert Advice

  • TACROTOPIC 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 TACROTOPIC 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 TACROTOPIC 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 Tacrotopic

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
I have atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) what should I do?
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comA consultation with a dermatologist is required for examination and complete evaluation to ascertain diagnosis and hence treatment. He may advise you some creams containing steroids and some oral medications including antihistaminics
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FAQs

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 safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult 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.
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market
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
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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