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Composition FOR TECUM 0.1% w/v lotion

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/v)

food interaction for TECUM lotion

alcohol interaction for TECUM lotion

pregnancy interaction for TECUM lotion

lactation interaction for TECUM lotion

medicine interaction for TECUM lotion

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Tecum lotion 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 lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TECUM 0.1% w/v lotion

Tacrolimus Topical(0.1% w/v)

Tecum lotion uses

Tecum lotion is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.

How tecum lotion works

Tecum lotion is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing inflammation in the skin which causes redness and itching of the skin.

Common side effects of tecum lotion

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

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TECUM LOTION

Patients taking TECUM LOTION

  • 68%
    Once A Day
  • 32%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TECUM lotion

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Expert advice FOR TECUM lotion

  • Wash your hands before applying Tacrolimus Topical. 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 Tacrolimus Topical in the eyes or mouth. If the Tacrolimus Topical gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
  • Stop Tacrolimus Topical 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR TECUM 0.1% w/v lotion

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)