Tacrolimus ointment

Tacrolimus ointment

 

 

General English name: Tacrolimus ointment

Brand: Protopic

Application: Moderate to severe eczema in adults or children over 2 years

 

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of tacrolimus ointment

Tacrolimus ointment medication information

Amount and method of using tacrolimus ointment

Contraindications Tacrolimus ointment

Tacrolimus ointment during pregnancy and lactation

Drug Interactions Tacrolimus Ointment

Drug Interactions Tacrolimus Ointment

Irritation, sensitivity and itching of the skin

Overdose of tacrolimus ointment (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of tacrolimus ointment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of tacrolimus ointment

Ointment

 

Tacrolimus ointment medication information

Tacrolimus ointment is used to reduce the inflammatory reactions of the skin. When used for dermal purposes, it reduces the symptoms of eczema such as redness and itching. Tacrolimus ointment for short-term use of moderate to severe eczema and for those other medications such as steroid ointments are not effective. This medicine is prescribed by a dermatologist. Tacrolimus is available in two different doses of 0.03% and 0.1%, with a lower dose (0.03%) suitable for use by children and should first be prescribed by a dermatologist.

If you are interested in learning more about other forms of tacrolimus medication such as tacrolimus for transplant rejection, you can refer to the relevant page.

 

Amount and method of using tacrolimus ointment

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The amount of tacrolimus ointment used may vary from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

Thoroughly wash and dry the affected area before using Tacrolimus ointment, then apply the ointment to the affected area.

This ointment is only for use on damaged areas of the skin and you should not apply it on healthy areas.

See your doctor if your condition does not improve or gets worse 1 week after taking Tacrolimus ointment.

Wash and dry your hands before and after using tacrolimus ointment to prevent the spread of infection.

If you forget to use Tacrolimus ointment in a timely manner, apply the ointment to the affected areas immediately whenever you remember.

 

Contraindications Tacrolimus ointment

Pay attention to the expiration date of tacrolimus ointment and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give this ointment to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with tacrolimus ointment, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Tacrolimus ointment during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

Drug Interactions Tacrolimus Ointment

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Special warnings and precautions while taking tacrolimus ointment

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is better for your doctor to be aware of the following before using tacrolimus ointment:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have swollen lymph nodes or a weakened immune system.
  • If you have a liver problem.
  • If you have other skin problems.
  • If you have ever been allergic to a particular drug.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These include all available medicines, whether prescribed or used by your doctor, such as herbal medicines and supplements.

 

Drug Interactions Tacrolimus Ointment

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

 

Irritation, sensitivity and itching of the skin

Redness, heat sensation, pain, skin sensitivity to heat and cold, tingling, skin rash, local skin infections: Consult your doctor if it persists.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of tacrolimus ointment.

 

Overdose of tacrolimus ointment (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of tacrolimus ointment

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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