Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)

 242 people have bought this recently
10 Capsule in 1 Strip
₹ 230.9 ₹243.01 4% OFF Save: ₹13
10 CAPSULE 1 Strip ₹ 230.9 ₹243.01 4% OFF Save: ₹13
myUpchar Recommended - 40% more Savings
Takfa Ointment 10gm
Takfa Ointment 10gm 10 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹136.8 ₹1445% off  BUY NOW

  • Manufactured by:
  • Contains / Salt: Tacrolimus (0.5 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Free Shipping Available
       
    myUpchar Recommended - 40% more Savings over Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)
    Takfa Ointment 10gm
    Takfa Ointment 10gm 10 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹136.8 ₹1445% off  BUY NOW

    Frequently Bought Together

    Frequently Bought Together



    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) Information

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Heart Transplant. Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The optimal dosage of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) 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. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) related warnings talks about Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Diabetes Type 2 as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) Benefits & Uses

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) 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

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) on the Kidneys?


      There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Takfa. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) on the Liver?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) on the Heart?


      Effects of Takfa on heart can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.

      Severe


    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)

    • Is this Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) has not been reported.

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


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      No, Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)


      There is no information on the effects of taking Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)


      Taking Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10) with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Takfa 0.5 Capsule (10)

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Takfa with Clarithromycin?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can I take Takfa with fluconazole?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Takfa work?

    Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

    Takfa work by reducing the activity of the immune system so it cannot attack the transplanted organ. Hence in this way, it prevents the rejection of organ transplants.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Takfa cause swelling?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Takfa 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.

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Takfa?

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

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



    See all substitutes for Takfa



    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

    Ayurvedic Alternatives from myUpchar Ayurveda

    Liver Detox Tablets 60 Capsule in 1 Bottle ₹899 ₹99910% off
    Milk Thistle Capsule 120 Capsule in 1 Bottle ₹749 ₹89916% off
    Wheatgrass Juice 1 litre Juice in 1 Bottle ₹449 ₹49910% off
    See more


    In stock alternatives of Takfa (based on Tacrolimus (0.5 mg))

    Tacvido Ointment
    Tacvido Ointment 20 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹187 ₹1922% off
    Hhmus 0.03% Ointment
    Hhmus 0.03% Ointment 10 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹161 ₹1662% off
    Tacroz Ointment 10gm
    Tacroz Ointment 10gm 10 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹186 ₹1933% off
    Tacmod Forte Ointment
    Tacmod Forte Ointment 30 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹472 ₹4954% off
    Tacroz Forte XL Ointment 40gm
    Tacroz Forte XL Ointment 40gm 40 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹954 ₹10004% off
    Tacroz Forte Ointment 20gm
    Tacroz Forte Ointment 20gm 20 gm Ointment in 1 Tube ₹765 ₹8004% off


    You may also like

    Takfa 1 Capsule (10)
    Takfa 1 Capsule (10) 10 Capsule in 1 Strip ₹414 ₹4365% off