Prograf 0.5mg

Tacrolimusis an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after allogeneic organ transplant to lower the risk of organ rejection. It achieves this by inhibiting the production of interleukin-2, a molecule that promotes the development and proliferation of T cells, which are vital to the body’s learned (or adaptive) immune response. Tacrolimus is also used in the treatment of other T cell-mediated diseases such as eczema (for which it is applied to the skin in a medicated ointment), severe refractory uveitis after bone marrow transplants, exacerbations of minimal change disease, Kimura’s disease, and the skin condition vitiligo.

Description

Tacrolimus uses

Tacrolimus is used forĀ Organ transplantation.

How tacrolimus works

Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body’s immune system.

Common side effects of tacrolimus

Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Renal dysfunction, Increased glucose level in blood, Tremor

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