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
PangrafPanacea Biotec Ltd
₹127 to ₹18945 variant(s)
TacrozGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹200 to ₹10006 variant(s)
TacroveraAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹130 to ₹6706 variant(s)
TakfaIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹121 to ₹18439 variant(s)
₹112 to ₹17005 variant(s)
TacrotorTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹204 to ₹5594 variant(s)
₹175 to ₹10844 variant(s)
₹147 to ₹5257 variant(s)
T-TopWallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹221 to ₹5702 variant(s)
TalimusAjanta Pharma Ltd
₹247 to ₹3412 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.