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Takfa 2 mg Capsule

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Takfa 2 mg Capsule

Prescription Required
MRP
745.5
₹74.55/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Takfa Capsule

Takfa Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Takfa are Nausea, Stomach pain, Liver damage, Diarrhoea, Kidney damage, Increased thirst, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Takfa 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. Takfa 2 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Takfa 2 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Takfa Capsule works

Takfa 2 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.

In Depth Information on Takfa Capsule

Expert advice for Takfa Capsule

  • Best taken on an empty stomach as food can interfere with its effects.
  • Take it at the same time every day to achieve a stable level of immunosuppression.
  • Requires regular blood tests to measure the levels of medicine in blood.
  • Blood samples are drawn in the morning, within 1 hour before taking Takfa 2 mg Capsule. Hence, carry a dose to the laboratory and take it right after the blood test.
  • Common side effects include headache, numbness, sleeplessness, numbness/tingling of hands and feet, and kidney problems.
  • Takfa 2 mg Capsule may also increase the risk of infection. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illnesses.
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Takfa Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Takfa Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Takfa 2 mg Capsule 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
Takfa 2 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Takfa 2 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Takfa 2 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Takfa 2 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Takfa 2 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Takfa 2 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Takfa Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Takfa 2 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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Frequently asked questions about Takfa Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Tacrolimus

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 safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult 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.
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market
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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Takfa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Takfa with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Takfa with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel, XARB
Takfa with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Takfa with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
Takfa with Caspofungin
SERIOUS
Takfa with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Takfa with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Takfa with Capreomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Capreomycin: Capreo, Capreotec
Takfa with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper
Takfa with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Takfa with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Takfa with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Takfa with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Takfa with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Takfa with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Takfa with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Takfa with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan, Phenobarb
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