Information about Tacrolimus
Tacrolimus is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.
How tacrolimus works
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant. In organ transplant patients, it works by suppressing your body’s immune response helping your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own. In allergic eye disease, it works by decreasing the production of chemicals (eg. histamine) that cause allergic eye symptoms such as inflammation (redness and swelling).
Common side effects of tacrolimus
Increased glucose level in blood, Kidney damage, Liver damage, Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Increased thirst
Available Medicine for Tacrolimus
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- ₹159 to ₹987Biocon4 variant(s)
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- ₹184 to ₹520Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹247 to ₹312Ajanta Pharma Ltd2 variant(s)
Expert advice for Tacrolimus
- Tacrolimus is used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients.
- It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
- Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness.
- Your doctor may monitor your kidney function regularly. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to help with your kidney function.
- Do not stop taking Tacrolimus without talking to your doctor first.