Kivitro 0.03% Ointment

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10 gm Ointment in 1 Tube
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  • Contains / Salt: Tacrolimus (0.3 % w/w)
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Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Information

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Ointment. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Heart Transplant. Kivitro 0.03% Ointment also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Kivitro 0.03% Ointment can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Kivitro 0.03% Ointment's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. In addition, Kivitro 0.03% Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Kivitro 0.03% Ointment related warnings section.

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Infections, Diabetes Type 2 are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Kivitro 0.03% Ointment contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Kivitro 0.03% Ointment have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Benefits & Uses

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice


Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is used -

Moderate

Mild

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment safe for pregnant women?


    Kivitro can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Kivitro right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Kivitro. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment on the Kidneys?


    Kidney can be affected by Kivitro. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Kivitro. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Kivitro 0.03% Ointment on the Heart?


    Kivitro may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

    Severe


Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kivitro 0.03% Ointment unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Kivitro 0.03% Ointment

  • Is this Kivitro 0.03% Ointment habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Kivitro 0.03% Ointment is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Kivitro 0.03% Ointment since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Kivitro 0.03% Ointment only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Kivitro 0.03% Ointment cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Kivitro 0.03% Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Kivitro 0.03% Ointment


    There is no information on the effects of taking Kivitro 0.03% Ointment with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Kivitro 0.03% Ointment


    Taking alcohol with Kivitro 0.03% Ointment can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Kivitro 0.03% Ointment

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Kivitro with Ibuprofen?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No, you cannot take the Kivitro with Ibuprofen, as it may change the effect of the Kivitro and cause some serious side effects, always consult your doctor before taking this drug combination.

Question about 5 years ago

What is Kivitro?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Kivitro is a brand name of tacrolimus and it is available in the form of a capsule, granules for oral suspension, an extended-release tablet, injectables, and ointment. It belongs to the class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. Kivitro is a prescription drug that is used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants (liver and kidney). The topical form of Kivitro is used to treat eczema. 

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Kivitro with Clarithromycin?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

No, you cannot take the Kivitro with clarithromycin, as it may change the effect of the Kivitro and cause some serious side effects, always consult your doctor before taking this drug combination.

Question almost 5 years ago

How long can I safely use Kivitro?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Take Kivitro as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Kivitro cause headache?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Kivitro may cause a headache. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prograf® (tacrolimus)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 881

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1165-1167

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