|Treatment||Tacrolimus is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients. How tac|
|Strength||0.5 Mg/ 1 mg|
Tacrolimus is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients. How tacrolimus works Tacrolimus is an immuno suppressant. In organ transplant patients, it works by suppressing your body’s immune response helping your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own. In allergic eye disease, it works by decreasing the production of chemicals (eg. histamine) that cause allergic eye symptoms such as inflammation (redness and swelling). Common side effects of tacrolimus Nausea, Diarrhoea, Increased glucose level in blood, Vomiting, Kidney damage, Liver damage, Stomach pain, Increased thirst. How to use prograf capsule take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prograf 0.5 mg capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Avoid prograf 0.5 mg capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.How prograf capsule works prograf 0.5 mg capsule is an immuno suppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ (eg. Liver, kidney, heart). This helps your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own.Prograf capsule related warnings alcohol interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.Pregnancy weigh risks vs benefits prograf 0.5 mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor. Lactation caution prograf 0.5 mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.Driving prograf 0.5 mg capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.Kidney caution prograf 0.5 mg capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of prograf 0.5 mg capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Liver caution prograf 0.5 mg capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of prograf 0.5 mg capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.What if you miss a dose of prograf capsule. If you miss a dose of prograf 0.5 mg capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.