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Tacrolimus Topical



Tacrolimus Topical is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

How it works

Tacrolimus topical block a chemical called calcineurin which activates inflammation in the skin and causes redness and itching of the skin.

Common side effects

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

Available Medicine

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  • ₹162 to ₹671
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    5 variant(s)
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    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
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    Zydus Cadila
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    KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    3 variant(s)
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    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
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    Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
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    Ochoa Laboratories Ltd
    2 variant(s)
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    Kivi Labs Ltd
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    Comed Chemicals Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • 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

Tacrolimus Topical


Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug


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.

Content on this page was last updated on 20 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)