Tacroz Forte 0.1 Percentage Solution 20 ml

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name:

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

 

Drug classification:

Immunosuppressants

 

What is this used for:

  • Atopic dermatitis

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to tacrolimus.

 

 How should I take the medicine?

Apply this medicine to the affected area as recommended by your doctor. Before using this medicine it is good to follow all the instructions given in the leaflet.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine helps in the treatment atopic dermatitis (skin becomes itchy and turns red)

 

Side effects

Usually, there might not be any side effects while using this medicine but incase if you experience any unusual signs or symptoms like rashes, burning sensation, dry skin, rare but there may be a chance of occurrence of herpes zoster infection, varicella-zoster infection, etc immediately inform your doctor.

 

Pregnancy warning: 

Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

 

Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Usually, while using this medicine, it may not require any renal dose adjustments as the dosage form is topical and it is used only on the affected area. In case, any unusual signs are observed it is good to inform your doctor immediately.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Usually, while using this medicine, it may not require any hepatic dose adjustments as the dosage form is topical and it is used only on the affected area. In case, any unusual signs are observed it is good to inform your doctor immediately.

 

Drug interactions:

This medication may not interact with other medications as it is used only externally. There may a chance of interaction with other topical medications. It is always advisable to consult your doctor before using this medicine along with other topical medicines.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol may not affect or worsen the health condition but it is always recommended not to consume alcohol while taking any medications.

 

Food interactions:

N/A

 

Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine is not recommended to use in patients below 2 years of age and it is indicated to use in children between 2 to 15 years of age.
  2. This medicine is not recommended for long term use.
  3. It is recommended to discuss with your doctor before using this medicine in patients with a known history of a weak immune system.
  4. It is recommended to discuss with your doctor before using this medicine in patients with a past or present history of skin cancer or infections like chicken-pox or herpes

 

 Missed dose instructions:

Apply this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

 Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children

 

Reference:

 

  1. Drugs H. Tacrolimus Topical: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 6 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a602020.html
  2. [Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2020 [cited 6 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/050777s018lbl.pdf


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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