Tecum 0.03% Ointment

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  • Contains / Salt: Tacrolimus (0.03 % w/w)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Information

    Tecum 0.03% Ointment is a prescription drug, available for use as Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Heart Transplant. Secondary and off-label uses of Tecum 0.03% Ointment have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Tecum 0.03% Ointment. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Tecum 0.03% Ointment have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Tecum 0.03% Ointment normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Tecum 0.03% Ointment's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Tecum 0.03% Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Tecum 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. Some other conditions that can be affected by Tecum 0.03% Ointment are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Tecum 0.03% Ointment have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Tecum 0.03% Ointment is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Benefits & Uses

    Tecum 0.03% Ointment is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Tecum 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


    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Related Warnings

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


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

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


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

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


      Kidney can be affected by Tecum. 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 Tecum 0.03% Ointment on the Liver?


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

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


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

      Severe


    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Tecum 0.03% Ointment

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


      Tecum 0.03% Ointment is not addictive in nature.

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


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Tecum 0.03% Ointment since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Tecum 0.03% Ointment only on doctor's advice.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Tecum 0.03% Ointment for mental disorders.

      No

    Tecum 0.03% Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Tecum 0.03% Ointment


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Tecum 0.03% Ointment together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Tecum 0.03% Ointment


      Taking alcohol with Tecum 0.03% Ointment can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Tecum 0.03% Ointment

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Tecum cause swelling?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Tecum 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 over 4 years ago

    Can Tecum cause headache?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Tecum 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.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Tecum cause hair loss?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Tecum may cause hair loss. The patients who are taking this drug are at risk of alopecia (hair loss). If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor immediately.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Tecum on my own without doctors advice?

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

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

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Tecum without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    No, Tecum is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take for this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before using this medication by himself or herself.



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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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