Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:46 am

Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

Uses of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

Tacrograf 3mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

To Prevent Organ Rejection in Patients (Liver, Kidney, or Heart Transplantation), Eczema

Side effects of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule are – Fever, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Renal Dysfunction



These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

Do not use Tacrograf 3mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Tacrolimus

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Tacrograf 3mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Tacrograf 3mg Capsule works

Tacrograf 3mg Capsule contains – Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus works on the immune system and directly on skin cells.

Dosage of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

The dosage of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Tacrograf 3mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- Increased risk of renal impairment : aminoglycosides, amphotericin B, cisplatin, cyclosporine, other nephrotoxic drugs.

bromocriptine, chloramphenicol, cimetidine, cisapride, clarithromycin, clotrimazole, cyclosporine, danazol, diltiazem, erythromycin, ethinyl estradiol, fluconazole, ganciclovir, itraconazole, ketoconazole, lansoprazole, magnesium-aluminum-hydroxide, metoclopramide, methylprednisolone, nefazodone, nicardipine, nifedipine, nelfinavir, omeprazole, protease inhibitors, ritonavir, troleandomycin, verapamil, voriconazole: Possibly increased blood tacrolimus level.

carbamazepine, caspofungin, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifabutin, rifampin, sirolimus, St. John's wort: Possibly decreased blood tacrolimus level.

mycophenolic acid: Possibly increased plasma mycophenolic acid level.

phenytoin: Possibly increased blood phenytoin level.

sirolimus: Increased risk of wound healing complications, renal dysfunction, and insulin-dependent post-transplant diabetes mellitus.

vaccines live or killed: Possibly suppressed immune response and increased adverse effects of vaccine.

Food :- grapefruit juice: Possibly increased blood tacrolimus trough levels in liver transplant patients.

high-fat foods: Decreased absorption of oral tacrolimus.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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