Protopic

Active Ingredient(s): Tacrolimus
FDA Approved: * December 8, 2000
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".



Protopic 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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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 Protopic: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0469-5201 Protopic .3 mg/g Topical Ointment by Astellas Pharma Us Inc.
  • 0469-5202 Protopic 1 mg/g Topical Ointment by Astellas Pharma Us Inc.
  • 50222-203 Protopic .3 mg/g Topical Ointment by Leo Pharma Inc.
  • 50222-211 Protopic 1 mg/g Topical Ointment by Leo Pharma Inc.
  • 54868-5233 Protopic 1 mg/g Topical Ointment by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Tacrolimus or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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