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 names Protopic and Prograf among others, is an immunosuppressive drug. It is used after allogeneic organ transplant to lower the risk of organ rejection, and also as a topical medication in the treatment of T-cell-mediated diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. It also used for severe refractory uveitis after bone marrow transplants, exacerbations of minimal change disease, Kimura's disease, and the skin condition vitiligo, and it is used to treat dry eye synd...

Read more Protopic Details
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:

Recent Protopic Forums:

Be the first to start a discussion about this drug.

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)

Related Protopic Topics:

Protopic ## This is an immunosupressive drug mainly used after organ transplants.... 1 reply
Protopic ointment
How long does it take to get this medication out of your body? And what can I do with the burning of my face and the red...

Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 23 January 2021.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2021 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA