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Takfa Forte Ointment

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Takfa Forte Ointment

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Takfa Forte Ointment

MRP
365
₹36.5/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Takfa Ointment

Uses of Takfa Ointment

Takfa Forte Ointment is used for atopic dermatitis. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.

Takfa Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effect of Takfa is Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Takfa 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 Takfa Ointment works

Takfa Forte 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 Takfa Ointment

Expert advice for Takfa Ointment

  • Takfa Forte Ointment is used to decrease skin inflammation in eczema (atopic dermatitis).
  • Improvement may be seen within one week of starting treatment. 
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Takfa Forte Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching or a feeling of warmth at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.
  • Don't apply moisturisers to the same area of skin within two hours of applying Takfa Forte Ointment.
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Takfa Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Takfa Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Takfa 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.
Lactation
Takfa Forte Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Takfa Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Takfa Forte Ointment, 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 Ointment

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
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