Astagraf Xl

Active Ingredient(s): Tacrolimus
FDA Approved: * July 19, 2013
Pharm Company: * ASTELLAS
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Astagraf Xl Overview

Tacrolimus, also known as fujimycin or FK506, is an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after allogeneic organ transplant to lower the risk of organ rejection. It achieves this by inhibiting the production of interleukin-2, a molecule that promotes the development and proliferation of T cells, which are vital to the body's learned (or adaptive) immune response. Tacrolimus is also used in the treatment of other T cell-mediated diseases such as eczema (for which it is applied to the skin in a me...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacrolimus

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tacrolimus
  • Capsule: 0.5mg, 1mg, 5mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 0.5mg, 1mg, 5mg
  • For Suspension: 0.2mg/packet, 1mg/packet
  • Injection: 5mg/ml
  • Ointment: 0.03%, 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 0.75mg, 1mg, 4mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Astagraf Xl: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0469-0647 24 Hr Astagraf 0.5 mg Extended Release Capsule by Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.
  • 0469-0677 24 Hr Astagraf 1 mg Extended Release Capsule by Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.
  • 0469-0687 24 Hr Astagraf 5 mg Extended Release Capsule by Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.

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