Tacrograf 1 MG Tablet belongs to a group of medicines which are known as immunosuppressants. Thus, the drugs effectively weakens the immune system in order to make it easier for the body to adjust itself with the new organ that has been transplanted. The transplanted organ may be a heart, kidney or even liver.
USES OF TACROGRAF TABLETS:
Tacrograf Tablet is used for Kidney or other organs transplantation, Heart transplantation, Liver transplantation, Skin diseases and other conditions. Tacrograf Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tacrograf Tablet contains Tacrolimus as an active ingredient.
Tacrograf Tablet works by preventing the body's immune system from attacking the newly transplanted organ.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
The most possible reported side-effects of Tacrograf Tablet are vascular diseases, changes in liver enzyme levels, cough, decrease in the number of white blood cells, hairless patches on the scalp, and excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body.
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from the use of Tacrograf Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Vascular diseases,Changes in liver enzyme levels,Cough,Decrease in the number of white,blood cells,Hairless patches on the scalp,Excess of watery fluid collecting in the,cavities or tissues of the body,Nasal congestion,Hallucinations,Mood changes,Abdominal painRenal impairment,Vomiting,Indigestion,Bloating Muscle pain,Insomnia,Increased in weight,Itching,Depression,Skin rashes,Cholesterol
Acne,Urge to vomit,Diarrhea,Tremors,Inflammation of the tongue,Increased levels of potassium,Vision problems,Cramps,Anxi ety,Seizures,Deficiency of red cells or haemoglobin in the blood,Uric acid in the blood,Headache,Tinnitus,Accumulation of gas in the alimentary canal,Weakness.
Before using Tacrograf Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Avoid exposure to the sun
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
Take this medication on an empty stomach or 2-3 hours after a meal
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Tacrograf Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Tacrograf Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products: