Tacroz 0.03% (10 gm)
USA Brand Name
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, India
Tacroz Cream 0.03% w/w 10 Gm Cream (Tacrolimus)
What Is The Generic Name For Tacroz?
Tacrolimus is the generic version for Tacroz
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
About Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm contains Tacrolimus as an active ingredient which is immunosuppressant used during Organ Transplantation and available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores and given by doctor’s prescription only.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm.
Tacroz 0.03% w/w contains Tacrolimus, 0.03% w/w in 10 gm per tube which is available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm is used in the treatment of:
Organ Transplantation-Rejection Prophylaxis
How Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus) Works?
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm containing Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant that works by inhibiting the release of Cytokines.
Before You Use Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus):
Make sure that:
- You are not allergic to Tacrolimus
- You do not take alcohol
- Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre- existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illness as it may (like all immunosuppressants) increases the risk of infection and certain cancers.
- Avoid ‘live vaccines’ (they may not work properly or protect you fully)
- Avoid the Cream with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
- Avoid taking alcohol or other non prescribed drugs
- You should avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
You should not take Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm if you:
- Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity
- Have Liver/Kidney Dysfunctioning
- Have Cuts, Injuries, Wounds, etc.
- Are Pregnant/Conceiving/Breastfeeding
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have Allergy to the Cream
- Have any cancer or any autoimmune disease
- Have Cuts, Injuries, Wounds, or any Skin Disease
- Have any Kidney/Liver Disease
- Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
- Are Pregnant/conceiving/Breastfeeding
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm contains Tacrolimus, which is used to prevent organ rejection after transplant. It is available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. You should consult your doctor for duration of dosage and frequency as age and immunity differs from person to person.
Adults are advised to use Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm cream at a fixed time as instructed by your Doctor. Try to use it regularly for better results.
How Much Of The Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus) to Be Used?
Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to use Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm.
How To Take The Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
Small fraction of Cream should be applied with washed and dried hands on the affected area and let the area absorb the Cream for sometime by rubbing it properly and after that, you must wash your hands thoroughly with water unless your hand is the affected area. Do not wash the affected area just after the application of Cream.
Avoid its contact with your eye, ear, mouth, or other sensitive organs and wash thoroughly with water in case of accidental contact with the organs.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
You are always advised to take Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 gm as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly if you are feeling better. You are not advised to take it in a larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.
You may experience the overdose symptoms when applied more times than prescribed. In this case, contact your doctor immediately.
Do not apply cream more than required amount because it will only get piled up on the excessive application without producing any additional therapeutic effect.
You should apply the cream 2-3 times regularly and if missed then it should be applied as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next application. Do not apply more cream to make up the missed dose as it will just pile up the cream or may cause serious side effects
What Are The Side Effects Of The Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm (Tacrolimus)?
- Skin Rash
- Skin Irritation
- Skin Inflammation
- Redness and swelling of Skin
- Body pain
- Scaly skin
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm. It can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other Medication or Beverages or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:
- Live vaccines
Warning And Precaution:
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 Gm can worsen the conditions like:
- Serious Infections
- Skin Injury, Cuts, or Wounds
- Liver/ kidney Dysfunction
- It should be given cautiously in Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
- Always consult your doctor to get best possible treatment or replacements when you are suffering from all these conditions.
Things To Remember:
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine
Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 gm should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Always take the doses on time and regularly as per schedule. Do not stop in between even if you feel better.
Store the Tacroz 0.03% w/w 10 gm at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the cream should be intact and not damaged.