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TECUM 0.1% OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 320 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition for TECUM

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/w)

food interaction for TECUM

alcohol interaction for TECUM

pregnancy interaction for TECUM

lactation interaction for TECUM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tecum 0.1% ointment at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tecum 0.1% 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
Tecum 0.1% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TECUM

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Tecum 0.1% ointment is used in atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema).

How it works

Tecum 0.1% 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 TECUM 0.1% OINTMENT

Patients taking TECUM 0.1% OINTMENT

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for TECUM

14 Substitutes
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  • TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 42.15/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 421.50
    pay 32% more per GM of ointment
  • TACROZ FORTE OINTMENT
    (20 GM ointment in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 33.55/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 671
    pay 5% 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
    pay 15% 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
    pay 14% 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
    pay 9% more per GM of ointment

Expert advice for TECUM

  • 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 TECUM

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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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)