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Drug information on Tacrograf 1 (Tacrolimus) from Biocon India Ltd. 

Tacrograf 1

  Capsule
Biocon India Ltd. 
Generic : Tacrolimus
 349.00
1mg
10 Capsules
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Tacrograf 1 may be prescribed


Side effects of Tacrograf 1

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Tacrograf 1?

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

When is Tacrograf 1 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Tacrograf 1

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.

Other Precautions for Tacrograf 1

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Tacrograf 1

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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