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Tacrel (Tacrolimus) Drug Price and Information

Tacrolimus (Tacrel) is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for preventing organ rejection during transplantation. It decreases the activity of immune system to prevent an organ from rejection. 
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Tacrel - Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Liva)

Tacrel  Ointment


Generic : Tacrolimus
 472.20
0.03%/10gm
10 g
Price Updated on Apr 19, 2023
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Drug information on Tacrel from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Liva)

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When is Tacrel prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

Topical- As 0.03% ointment- Apply a thin layer over the affected skin twice daily.

What are the common side effects of Tacrel

Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, constipation, dehydration, gastrointestinal disorder, rectal disorder, hernia, intestinal inflammation, mouth ulcer and infection.

Central Nervous System : Anxiety, dizziness, increased muscle tone, abnormal thinking, uneasiness and headache.

Heart : Vein inflammation, heart disease, dilatation of blood vessels, fainting, fast heart rate and chest pain.

Skin : Photosensitivity reaction, skin cancer, skin discoloration, skin overgrowth, skin ulcer, white patches on the skin and sweating.

Eye and ENT : Abnormal vision, eye swelling, taste perversion, tooth decay, dry eyes, ear disorder, nosebleed and eye pain.

Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, lung disorder and inflammation of larynx.

Metabolic : Increased cholesterol level and over active thyroid.

Musculoskeletal : Joint inflammation, tendon disorder, nail disorder, neck pain and joint disorder.

Genitourinary : Unintended pregnancy and vaginal infection/inflammation.

Blood:Anemia.

Miscellaneous : Chills, fungal infection and swelling in the extremities.

How to use Tacrel?

It comes as an ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.

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In which conditions should Tacrel be avoided?

Hypersensitivity.

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What are the Precautions needed with Tacrel

Caution should be exercised in patients with heart, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Patient may develop with increased risk of skin cancer; avoid exposure to sunlight.

Wear protective clothing and sunscreen with a high skin protection factor (SPF) to avoid sunburn.

Wear sunglasses avoid eye damage.

It may increase blood pressure; monitor blood pressure level regularly while taking this medication.

Patient may experience with the following symptoms: thirst, excessive hunger, frequent urination, blurred vision and confusion.

Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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