Prograf 1mg 50s Hard Capsules

$58.38

Capsules per pack: 50, Manufacturer: Astellas

Description

Composition Tacrolimus 1mg
Substitutes Tacrograf 100s, Pangraf 60s
Shipping class Room Temperature

Medicine Overview of Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

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Uses of Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

Prograf 1 mg Hard Capsule is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.
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Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Increased glucose level in blood, Vomiting, Kidney damage, Liver damage, Stomach pain, Increased thirst
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How to use Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

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 1 mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Prograf 1 mg with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules works

Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant. In organ transplant patients, it works by suppressing your body’s immune response helping your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own. In allergic eye disease, it works by decreasing the production of chemicals (eg. histamine) that cause allergic eye symptoms such as inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

Expert advice for Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

  • Tacrolimus 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.
  • 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 Tacrolimus without talking to your doctor first.

Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules related warnings

Special precautions for Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules

alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prograf 1 mg may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
caution
Prograf 1 mg is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
driving
Driving
Prograf 1 mg may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
kidney
Kidney
caution
Prograf 1 mg Hard Capsule Pack of 5 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prograf 1 mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
liver
Liver
caution
Prograf 1 mg Hard Capsule Pack of 5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prograf 1 mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prograf 1mg 50s Capsules?

If you miss a dose of Prograf 1 mg, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Additional information

Weight 0.035 kg