Prograf 1mg

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Prograf 1mg 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 1 mg
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30 capsules $45.00 $1.50 add to cart
60 capsules $89.00 $1.48 add to cart
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Description

Prograf 1mg

Buy Prograf 1mg

Prograf 1mg 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 1mg Details

Composition = Tacrolimus

Dosage = 1mg

Indication = Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients

Manufacturer = Astellas Pharma Inc

How Does Prograf 1mg Work?

Prograf 1mg 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 1mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Dosage Of Prograf 1mg

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Side Effects Of Prograf 1mg

Major

Nausea

Stomach pain

Liver damage

Diarrhea

Minor

Kidney damage

Increased thirst

Increased glucose level in blood

Drug To Drug Interaction

Malignancy : Prograf 1mg may increase the risk of lymphoma and other malignancies. Doctors should inform patients about these risks and advise the patient to prevent 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 1mg 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 1mg

Do

Before taking tacrolimus, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other macrolide medications (such as sirolimus); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: mineral imbalances (such as high potassium), kidney disease, any recent/current infections, cancer, liver disease, high blood pressure, diabetes.

Tacrolimus may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness, fainting) that need medical attention right away.

Don’t

Liver impairment : Prograf 1mg 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 1mg 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 1mg 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 1mg

Prograf 1mg Tacrolimus is used with other medications to prevent rejection of a kidney, heart, or liver transplant. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. It works by weakening your body’s defense system (immune system) to help your body accept the new organ as if it were your own.

Storage Of Prograf 1mg

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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