TACRISIGHT Eye Ointment 5gm

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INTRODUCTION

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT contains Tacrolimus which belongs to the group of medicines called Immunosuppressants. It is used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.). It also reduces eye inflammation and dryness. It can also be used to prevent corneal graft rejection following corneal transplantation.

Apply a small amount of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT into the affected eye(s). It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid touching the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination.

If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT. Consult your doctor about the usage of contact lenses while undergoing treatment with TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT.

Before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you have pre-existing disease conditions such as autoimmune disease or skin disorders. You must also inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems.

Do not use TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your doctor. TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is not suitable for use in infants and toddlers aged below 2 years.

The use of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

USES OF TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT

  • Treats Allergic Eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis)
  • Reduces eye Inflammation and dryness
  • Prevents corneal graft rejection following transplantation

HOW TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT WORKS

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is an immunosuppressive agent. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as T-cells) that cause allergic and inflammatory reactions. When applied to the eyes, it stops allergic response in the eyes and reduces eye inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system and prevents the risk of graft rejection in patients undergoing corneal transplantation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT as directed by the physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Apply a small amount of the medicine into the affected eye(s). Wash your hands before and after application.

Do not touch the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT. Consult your doctor about the usage of contact lenses while undergoing treatment with TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition. Do not stop using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT unless your doctor tells you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT

COMMON

  • eye itching, redness or discomfort
  • discharge from the eyes
  • sensation of foreign body substances in the eye

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye irritation, redness or discomfort:

Avoid watching direct light sources. Do not strain your eyes too much. Protect your eyes from bright light while going outdoors using sunglasses. Consult your doctor if this side effect bothers you.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you experience any vision problems after applying TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT as it may cause eye redness.

KIDNEY

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

LIVER

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Talk to your doctor before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT if you are allergic to Tacrolimus or to any macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin, azithromycin).

OTHERS

Before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you:

  • have skin cancer
  • have weak immune system
  • have any skin conditions that hinders skin absorption (such as Netherton’s syndrome)
  • have generalised erythroderma (severe skin redness and scaling)
  • have any autoimmune diseases

Use in pediatrics:

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 2-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 2 years. However, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – drug interactions:

Before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines on the eyes.

B. Drug -food interaction:

NA

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used excessive amount of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT, rinse your eyes with plain water to ease the irritation. If you irritation persists, consult your doctor.

SYNOPSIS

 

Drug :   Tacrolimus
Pharmacological Category :   Calcineurin Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Allergic Eye conditions, Eye inflammation, Prevents Corneal Graft Rejection
Dosage Forms :   Capsule, Tablet, Ointment, Lotion, solution, Topical Solution, Oral gel, eye ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT out of reach of children
  • Store TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT

What is the use of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.). It also reduces eye inflammation and dryness. It can also be used to prevent corneal graft rejection following corneal transplantation.

How TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT works?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is an immunosuppressive agent. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as T-cells) that cause allergic and inflammatory reactions. When applied to the eyes, it stops allergic response in the eyes and reduces eye inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system and prevents the risk of graft rejection in patients undergoing corneal transplantation.

How to use TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

Apply a small amount of the medicine into the affected eye(s). It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT.

What precautions must be followed while using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid touching the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT. Before using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you have pre-existing disease conditions such as autoimmune disease, skin disorders, liver problems or kidney problems or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Is TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT safe?

The use of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

What are the common side effects of using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

The use of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

What to do if I forgot to apply TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

If you forgot to apply a dose of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT, skip the missed dose and apply the next one regularly. Do not apply a double dose of TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT to compensate the missed ones.

How long will it take for TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT to heal my condition?

You need to apply TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT as long as your doctor prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Can I use other eye medicines while using TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

Avoid using any other eye medicines along with TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT without consulting your doctor as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Can TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT be used in pregnant women?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

Who must not use TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is also not suitable for use in infants and toddlers aged below 2 years.

Can TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT reduce conjunctivitis?

Yes. TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT can be used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.).

Can TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT be used in children?

TACRISIGHT EYE OINTMENT should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 2-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 2 years. However, consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

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TACRISIGHT Eye Ointment 5gm

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