Tacrolimus

FDA Approved: * August 10, 2009
Pharm Company: * SANDOZ
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".



Tacrolimus 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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Pomegranate interactions with Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate

Can I take a tonic that includes pomegranate supplement when taking Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate anti-kidney-rejection medications? ## What else is in the tonic? Since you have had a transplant, and are taking these medications regularly, I would suggest speaking with your doctor, before taking anything that contains pomegranate. While the fruit is very healthy, and contains antioxidants, it has been known to affect how the liver metabolizes certain medications, according to FDA reports, and in rare instances, this has caused people to build up too much of the medications in their systems. Such a problem could result in liver damage, or failure.

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tingling feet and toes on anti rejection drugs

I have been taking Advagraf (tacrolimus) 3mg per day and Mycophenalate mofital 750 mg a day for the last 13 months after a liver transplant. I have had tingling in my toes for all of this time. My feet burn, but are not hot to the touch, the feeling in my toes is quite reduced and I also get shooting pays in my feet. I walk ok etc.. but I find it difficult to get to sleep at night without taking painkillers, usually 2 paracetamol. My consultant says it is a small price to pay for a new life. I appreciate that I am now extremely well, but I cant cope with this tingling for the rest of my life! ## Hello, Willow1! How are you feeling? The Advagraf has been known to cause those types of side effects, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, fainting, joint pain and weight gain, as listed ...

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stopping tacrolimus

Are there any withdrawals or side effects from stopping Tacrolimus? I had a heart tx and I'm still on Rappamune, Cellcept, and Prednisolone. ## Has your doctor advised you to stop taking it? It is an immunosuppressant, so you should always follow your doctor's advice about taking such medications, as a sudden cessation that isn't supervised could result in organ rejection.

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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 Tacrolimus: (107 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0616 Hecoria 0.5 mg Oral Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0617 Hecoria 1 mg Oral Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0618 Hecoria 5 mg Oral Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0168-0416 Tacrolimus 1 mg/g Topical Ointment by E. Fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0168-0417 Tacrolimus .3 mg/g Topical Ointment by E. Fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0179-0079 Tacrolimus 1 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-2045 Tacrolimus 0.5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2046 Tacrolimus 1 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2047 Tacrolimus 5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 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.
  • 0591-3359 Tacrolimus 5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0781-2102 Tacrolimus 0.5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-2103 Tacrolimus 1 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-2104 Tacrolimus 5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-9302 Tacrolimus 0.5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-9303 Tacrolimus 1 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-9304 Tacrolimus 5 mg (As Anhydrous Tacrolimus) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0904-6425 Tacrolimus 1 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 87 more results ...

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