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Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule


Overview

Tacrotor Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Liver damage
  • Diarrhea
  • Kidney damage
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Tacrotor Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Tacrotor Capsule works

Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ (eg. liver, kidney, heart). This helps your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own.

Tacrotor Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tacrotor Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule is used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients.
  • It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney function regularly. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to help with your kidney function.
  • Do not stop taking Tacrotor 0.5 mg Capsule without talking to your doctor first.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tacrotor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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