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TACROTOR 0.03% OINTMENT

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Rs.154.40for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition FOR TACROTOR 0.03% w/w ointment

Tacrolimus(0.03% w/w)

food interaction for TACROTOR ointment

alcohol interaction for TACROTOR ointment

pregnancy interaction for TACROTOR ointment

lactation interaction for TACROTOR ointment

medicine interaction for TACROTOR ointment

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alcohol
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lactation
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Tacrotor 0.03% 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
Tacrotor 0.03% ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TACROTOR 0.03% w/w ointment

Tacrolimus(0.03% w/w)

Tacrotor ointment uses

Tacrotor 0.03% ointment is used for organ transplantation

How tacrotor ointment works

Tacrotor 0.03% ointment is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.

Common side effects of tacrotor ointment

Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Renal dysfunction, Increased glucose level in blood, Tremor

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TACROTOR 0.03% OINTMENT

Patients taking TACROTOR 0.03% OINTMENT

  • 88%
    Once A Day
  • 13%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TACROTOR ointment

4 Substitutes
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  • T TOP OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 15.40/GM of ointment
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  • TOPGRAF 0.03% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13.04/GM of ointment
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  • OLMIS 0.03% W/W OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 13.32/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 133.25
    save 14% more per GM of ointment
  • TACLIMENT 0.03% W/W OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Aurolab
    Rs. 20/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 100
    pay 30% more per GM of ointment

Expert advice FOR TACROTOR ointment

  • Tacrolimus, like all immunosuppressants, increases the risk of infection and certain cancers. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illness.
  • Do not take a "live vaccine" while you are on Tacrolimus. The live vaccine may not work well and may not fully protect you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Your doctor may ask to get Tacrolimus blood concentration level, to avoid side effect due to high concentrations.
  • Your doctor may ask to get kidney function test done regularly to avoid kidney damage.
  • Tacrolimus provide better survival and lower acute rejection rate.
  • Tacrolimus offers many advantages over cyclosporin. Less frequent acute and chronic rejection, better absorption leading to earlier discharge from the hospital, fewer side effects and earlier weaning of most patients off corticosteroids doesn't cause hirsutism or gum overgrowth.

Frequently asked questions FOR TACROTOR 0.03% w/w ointment

Tacrolimus

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.
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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

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)