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TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 421.50 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition for TACROZ

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/w)

food interaction for TACROZ

alcohol interaction for TACROZ

pregnancy interaction for TACROZ

lactation interaction for TACROZ

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Tacroz forte 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
Tacroz forte ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TACROZ

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Tacroz forte ointment is used in atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema).

How it works

Tacroz forte ointment belongs to a class of medications called as immunomodulating agents. It works by treating atopic dermatitis by blocking calcineurin, a chemical responsible for activation of the inflammation in skin causing redness and itching.

Common side effects

Pain, Tingling sensation, Increased sensitivity to light, Application site itching, Skin rash, Skin redness, Burning sensation

Common Dosage for TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT

Patients taking TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT

  • 77%
    Once A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Once A Week
  • 1%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for TACROZ

13 Substitutes
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  • TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT
    (20 GM ointment in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 33.55/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 671
    save 20% more per GM of ointment
  • TOPGRAF 0.1% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 36.69/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 366.90
    save 13% more per GM of ointment
  • T TOP FORTE OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 36.48/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 364.85
    save 13% more per GM of ointment
  • TACROTOR 0.1% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 35/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 350
    save 17% more per GM of ointment
  • TBIS 0.1% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Biocon
    Rs. 35/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 350
    save 17% more per GM of ointment

Expert advice for TACROZ

  • Tell your doctor if you are using tacrolimus for 12 months.
  • Tell your doctor if you have weakened immune system, skin tumor, swollen lymph nodes, infected lesions or any skin related other disorder.
  • Do not allow tacrolimus to come in contact with your eyes, mouth or other inner skin layer (mucous membranes). In case of accidental contact, wash immediately with cool water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to tacrolimus or any of its ingredients.
  • Children < 16 must not use.

Frequently asked questions for TACROZ

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.

What our users are saying about TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
43%
Can't say
43%
Moderately effective
14%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
71%
No
29%

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)