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, sold under the brand name Prograf among others, is an immunosuppressive drug. After allogeneic organ transplant, the risk of organ rejection is moderate. To lower the risk of organ rejection, tacrolimus is given. The drug can also be sold as a topical medication in the treatment of T-cell-mediated diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. For example, it is prescribed for severe refractory uveitis after a bone marrow transplant, exacerbations of minimal change disease, Kimura's disea...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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