tacroz ointment is used to treat eczema (atopic dermatitis). It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.
it is used for external use. It’s should be used 2-4 times a day on the affected area or use it as suggested by the doctor. It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster. You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after two weeks of treatment or if the skin gets worse.
It is a safe medicine with few side effects, but you may get an application site reaction like burning, irritation, itching, and redness. This medicine is not normally recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding unless it is clearly needed. click more : tacroz 0.03 ointment
USES OF TACROZ OINTMENT
Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients
BENEFITS OF TACROZ OINTMENT
In Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients
Tacroz Ointment belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressants. Organ rejection happens when your immune system treats the new organ as an invader and attacks it. This medicine weakens your immune response (which usually fights infection) and reduces the chance of your body attacking the transplanted organ. You should continue taking the medicine and should not stop it until your doctor says so.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TACROZ OINTMENT
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine.
Common side effects of Tacroz
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
- Increased glucose level in blood
- Increased thirst
- Kidney damage
- Liver damage
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE TACROZ OINTMENT
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.
HOW TACROZ OINTMENT WORKS
it is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.
Tacroz Ointment 20 gm belongs to a class of drugs called ‘immunosuppressants’ used to treat moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) and prevent organ rejection after a transplant. Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema is a common skin condition associated with inflamed and itchy skin patches. The symptoms include itchy, dry, flaky, swollen, rough and irritated skin. Organ rejection occurs when a patient’s immune system recognizes the donor organ as foreign and tries to eliminate it.
Tacroz Ointment 20 gm contains ‘Tacrolimus’ that works by suppressing the over-reaction of immune cells in the skin to a stimulus. Thereby, reduces allergic reaction and inflammation (redness and swelling). Also, Tacroz Ointment 20 gm suppresses T and B lymphocytes (cells in the immune system) that normally attacks foreign invaders and defend the body against foreign cells and infection. Thereby prevents organ rejection in transplanted patients and helps the body in accepting the new organ.
Use Tacroz Ointment 20 gm as prescribed by your doctor. Some people may experience itching, burning sensation, redness, pain, skin tingling, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, increased blood sugar levels, kidney problems, dizziness or stomach pain. Most of these side effects of Tacroz Ointment 20 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are allergic to Tacroz Ointment 20 gm or any other medicines, please tell your doctor.Avoid alcohol consumption with Tacroz Ointment 20 gm as it may increase the risk of severe adverse effects. Drive only if you are alert as Tacroz Ointment 20 gm may cause drowsiness, dizziness or vision problems. Do not cover or wrap the treated area with bandage or dressing. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames as the fabric (bedding, clothing, dressings) in contact with Tacroz Ointment 20 gm catches fire and burns easily.
Directions for Use
Wash your hands before and after applying Tacroz Ointment 20 gm. Tacroz Ointment 20 gm is only for external use. Please avoid contact with eyes, nose or mouth as it may irritate. In case Tacroz Ointment 20 gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Take Tacroz Ointment 20 gm on an empty stomach or at least 1 hour before or 2-3 hours after a meal.Do not break, chew or crush it.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight