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Tacrolimus

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Tacrolimus

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Tacrolimus Information

Tacrolimus Benefits & Uses

Tacrolimus is used to treat the following -

Tacrolimus 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.

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Ingredients of Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tacrolimus 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

Tacrolimus Related Warnings

Is the use of Tacrolimus safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Tacrolimus safe during breastfeeding?

Tacrolimus can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tacrolimus on the Kidneys?

There may be an adverse effect on kidney after taking Tacrolimus. 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 Tacrolimus on the Liver?

Liver can be affected by Tacrolimus. 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 Tacrolimus on the Heart?

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

Severe

Severe Interaction of Tacrolimus with Other Drugs

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

Tacrolimus Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Tacrolimus

Is this Tacrolimus habit forming or addictive?

No, Tacrolimus is not habit forming.

No

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Tacrolimus since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Tacrolimus.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Tacrolimus is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Tacrolimus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tacrolimus

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Tacrolimus, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Tacrolimus

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Tacrolimus as it can have severe side effects.

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