Tacroz 0.03% Ointment

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tacroz 0.03% w/w Ointment

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Primarily used for

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₹17.7/Ointment
10 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tacroz Ointment

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Uses of Tacroz Ointment

Tacroz 0.03% 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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Side effects of Tacroz Ointment

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Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Skin infection.

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How to use Tacroz 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 Tacroz Ointment works

Tacroz 0.03% ointment is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing inflammation in the skin which causes redness and itching of the skin.

In Depth Information on Tacroz Ointment

Expert advice for Tacroz Ointment

  • Wash your hands before applying Tacroz. 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 Tacroz in the eyes or mouth. If the Tacroz gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
  • Stop Tacroz 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Tacroz 0.03% Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacroz 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Tacroz 0.03% Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Tacroz 0.03% Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Tacroz 0.03% Ointment is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Tacroz 0.03% Ointment is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tacroz 0.03% w/w Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Tacrolimus Topical

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.

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