Prograf 0.5mg

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Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is an immuno-suppressant which is used in kidney, liver, and heart transplant patients. It should be used under the supervision of a qualified physician.

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Generic Tacrolimus
Manufacturer Astellas Pharma India
Pharmaceutical Capsules
Strength 0.5 mg

Description

Prograf 0.5mg

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Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is an immuno-suppressant which is used in kidney, liver, and heart transplant patients. It should be used under the supervision of a qualified physician. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary while receiving this medicine.

Prograf 0.5mg Details

Composition = Tacrolimus

Dosage = 0.5mg

Indication = Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients

Manufacturer = Astellas Pharma India Pvt. Ltd.

What Is Prograf 0.5mg?

This medication is an immunosupressant, prescribed for preventing organ rejection during transplantation. It decreases the activity of immune system to prevent an organ from rejection.

How Does Prograf 0.5mg Work?

Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant. 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.

What Is Route Of Administration?

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 0.5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Dosage Of Prograf 0.5mg

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Side Effects Of Prograf 0.5mg

Major

Abdominal pain

Diarrhea

Dizziness

Headache

Swelling of feet or lower legs

Blurred vision

Sweating

Minor

Weight loss

Acid or sour stomach

Loss of strength

Body pain

Scaly skin

Drug To Drug Interaction

Malignancy : Prograf 0.5mg may increase the risk of lymphoma and other malignancies. Doctors should inform patients about these risks and advise the patient to [revent exposure of the sunlight by wearing protective clothes.

Serious infections : The chances of occurring infections are more in the patients receiving this medicine. Hold the treatment and start with the broad-spectrum antibiotics if there are any signs and symptoms of fever. Close monitoring of the body temperature and the blood cell count is necessary.

Liver impairment : Prograf 0.5mg is not recommended in the patients with a history of liver impairment. The concentration of this medicine may increase in these patients. The baseline of the liver function tests should be obtained before starting the treatment.

While Tacking Prograf 0.5mg

Do

Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients.

It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.

Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness.

Your doctor may monitor your kidney function regularly. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to help with your kidney function.

Do not stop taking Prograf 0.5mg Capsule without talking to your doctor first.

Don’t

Liver impairment : Prograf 0.5mg is not recommended in the patients with a history of liver impairment. The concentration of this medicine may increase in these patients. The baseline of the liver function tests should be obtained before starting the treatment.

Kidney impairment : Prograf 0.5mg is not recommended in the patients with a history kidney impairment. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary. The dose should be adjusted based on the creatine clearance (CrCl).

Hypertension : Use with caution in hypertensive patients. Appropriate antihypertensives should be administered to control the blood pressure. Do not use medicine that may increase the potassium levels.

Hyperkalemia : Prograf 0.5mg may increase the levels of potassium in the body and may increase the risk of arrhythmia. Close monitoring of potassium levels is necessary. Medicines that can increase the potassium levels like ACE inhibitors and potassium-sparing diuretics should be avoided.

Uses Of Prograf 0.5mg

Prograf 0.5mg  is used to Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.

Storage Of Prograf 0.5mg

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

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