Tacrograf

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Tacrograf

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Tacrograf Information

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

The optimal dosage of Tacrograf is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Tacrograf as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Tacrograf are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Tacrograf's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. In addition, Tacrograf's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Tacrograf related warnings section.

Tacrograf is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Diabetes Type 2 as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Tacrograf contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Tacrograf may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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

  1. Tacrograf Benefits & Uses
  2. Tacrograf Dosage & How to Take
  3. Tacrograf Side Effects
  4. Tacrograf Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Tacrograf with Other Drugs
  6. Tacrograf Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Tacrograf
  8. Tacrograf Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Tacrograf Benefits & Uses

Tacrograf is used to treat the following -

  1. Atopic Dermatitis
  2. Liver transplant Primary
  3. Kidney transplant Primary
  4. Heart Transplant Primary

Tacrograf Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Tacrograf

Tacrolimus

Tacrograf Side Effects

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

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Renal Impairment
  6. Tremor
  7. Hailfall
  8. Fatigue Mild
  9. Depression Moderate
  10. Diabetes Moderate
  11. Itching or burning
  12. Skin redness
  13. Skin irritation
  14. Skin Infection
  15. Hallucinations

Tacrograf Related Warnings

Is the use of Tacrograf safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Tacrograf. It is best to stop taking Tacrograf immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Tacrograf safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Tacrograf. If you see any side effects, stop taking Tacrograf immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Tacrograf again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tacrograf on the Kidneys?

Tacrograf may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tacrograf on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Tacrograf. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tacrograf on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Tacrograf on your heart. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Tacrograf with Other Drugs

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

Tacrograf Contraindications

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

  1. Infections
  2. High Blood Pressure
  3. Hyperkalemia
  4. Diabetes Type 2
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Hyperthermia

Frequently asked Questions about Tacrograf

Is this Tacrograf habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Tacrograf is addictive.

No

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

Tacrograf does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Tacrograf only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Tacrograf is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Tacrograf Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tacrograf

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Tacrograf together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Tacrograf

Taking Tacrograf with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Tacrograf FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Tacrograf?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Tacrograf injection is given by your doctor or nurse. Do not take it by own. Tacrograf tablets or capsules are taken with or without food or as advised/prescribed by your doctor. The topical dosage form of Tacrograf 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 1 year ago

Can Tacrograf cause diarrhea?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Tacrograf 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 1 year ago

Can I take Tacrograf with Clarithromycin?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

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

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take Tacrograf with fluconazole?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

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

Question over 1 year ago

Can Tacrograf cause swelling?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Tacrograf may cause swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs. It is one of the serious side effects of this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor immediately.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prograf® (tacrolimus)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 881
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1165-1167
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