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TACROTOR 0.03% OINTMENT

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Rs.140.50for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition FOR TACROTOR

Tacrolimus(0.03% w/w)

food interaction for TACROTOR

alcohol interaction for TACROTOR

pregnancy interaction for TACROTOR

lactation interaction for TACROTOR

medicine interaction for TACROTOR

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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

Tacrolimus(0.03% w/w)

Uses

Tacrotor 0.03% ointment is used in organ transplantation

How it works

Tacrotor 0.03% ointment suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR TACROTOR

7 Substitutes
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  • T TOP OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 129
    save 8% more per GM of ointment
  • TOPGRAF 0.03% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13.04/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 130.35
    save 7% more per GM of ointment
  • 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 5% more per GM of ointment
  • TAKFA 0.03% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 11.10/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 111
    save 21% more per GM of ointment
  • CUTIAC 0.03% W/W OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Maxamus International
    Rs. 9.95/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 99.50
    save 29% more per GM of ointment

Expert advice FOR TACROTOR

  • 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 TACROTOR

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 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)