Takfa 0.5 Mg Capsule 10
Tacrolimus is used to treat rejection reactions which occur during organ transplantation.
How does the drug work?
Tacrolimus suppresses the immune system, thus, it helps to prevent the rejection reaction.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of tacrolimus are infections, weakness, urinary problems, low phosphate, high potassium, tingling, numbness, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, swelling of hand and feet and sleep problems.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. Can I take tacrolimus after taking cyclosporine? Do not take tacrolimus for about 24 hours after taking cyclosporine.
2. What tests should I undergo while taking tacrolimus? You will have to undergo regular blood tests and need blood pressure tests.
3. What if I forget using a dose of tacrolimus? If you remember about the forgotten dose after 14 hours from its usual time, then skip that dose. Do not take a double dose at once.
4. What to do in the case of an overdose with tacrolimus? Immediately consult for medical help in the case of an overdose with tacrolimus.
5. When is the tacrolimus applied after a surgery? Usually, the tacrolimus ointment is applied within 24 hours after undergoing the surgery.