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Tacrovate Ointment

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106.25
₹10.62/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tacrovate Ointment

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Uses of Tacrovate Ointment

Tacrovate Ointment is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.
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Tacrovate Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effect of Tacrovate is Stinging sensation.

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How to use Tacrovate 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 Tacrovate Ointment works

Tacrovate 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.

In Depth Information on Tacrovate Ointment

Expert advice for Tacrovate Ointment

  • Wash your hands before applying Tacrovate Ointment. Apply a thin layer to the areas of skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema).
  • Make sure your skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema) is completely dry especially after bath or shower.
  • Limit sun exposure during treatment even when the medicine is not applied on the skin.
  • Do not cover the skin being treated with bandages or dressings. You can wear normal clothing.
  • Avoid getting Tacrovate Ointment in the eyes or mouth. If the Tacrovate Ointment gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
  • Stop Tacrovate Ointment when the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis (eczema) such as itching, rash, and redness go away or consult your doctor.
  • Not recommended to be used for more than 6 weeks and if needed, treatment may be repeated with breaks in-between.
  • Can’t be used if your immune system is weak (for example, if you have cancer or are taking steroids for a long time).
  • Inform your doctor if you have any infection on your skin including chicken pox or herpes.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Many people see an improvement in their skin in as early as one week.
  • Not recommended in children aged below 2 years.
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Tacrovate Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Tacrovate Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacrovate 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
Tacrovate Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Tacrovate Ointment via licking.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Tacrovate Ointment

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Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
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