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Tacimun Information

Tacimun is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Heart Transplant. Other than this, Tacimun has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Tacimun. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Tacimun can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Tacimun are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Tacimun has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Tacimun related warnings talks about Tacimun's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Infections, Diabetes Type 2 must refrain from the use of Tacimun since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Tacimun have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Tacimun may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Tacimun is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

Tacimun Benefits & Uses

Tacimun is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Tacimun 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

Tacimun Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tacimun is used -



Tacimun Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Tacimun safe for pregnant women?

    Tacimun may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Tacimun again without your doctor's advice.

  • Is the use of Tacimun safe during breastfeeding?

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

  • What is the effect of Tacimun on the Kidneys?

    Tacimun can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

  • What is the effect of Tacimun on the Liver?

    Tacimun can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

  • What is the effect of Tacimun on the Heart?

    Tacimun can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.


Severe Interaction of Tacimun with Other Drugs

Tacimun should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Tacimun Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Tacimun

  • Is this Tacimun habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Tacimun has not been reported.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Tacimun will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, Tacimun is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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

    There is no benefit of taking Tacimun for mental disorders.


Tacimun Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Tacimun

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

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Tacimun

    Consumption of alcohol and Tacimun together may have severe effects on your health.


Frequently asked Questions about Tacimun

Question about 4 years ago

How to take Tacimun?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Tacimun injection is given by your doctor or nurse. Do not take it by own. Tacimun tablets or capsules are taken with or without food or as advised/prescribed by your doctor. The topical dosage form of Tacimun is applied 2 times a day and should be applied at the same time everyday, Do not apply more or less than the prescribed by the doctor.

Question over 3 years ago

Can Tacimun cause diarrhea?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Tacimun may cause diarrhea. 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.

Question about 4 years ago

What is Tacimun?

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

Tacimun 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. Tacimun is a prescription drug that is used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants (liver and kidney). The topical form of Tacimun is used to treat eczema. 

Question about 3 years ago

Can I take Tacimun with Clarithromycin?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

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

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I discontinue Tacimun on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, you can discontinue the Tacimun once you get the relief from burns. You are recommended to consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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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