Tacrovera Ointment 10gm

Auto Immune Disease Rx required
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M.R.P.: Rs.213.50

What is TACROVERA?

  • TACROVERA contains Tacrolimus monohydrate which belongs to immunosuppressants
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What TACROVERA is used for?

 It is used to,

  • treat moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) which is an over-reaction of the skin’s immune system in adults who are not adequately responsive to or are intolerant of conventional therapies such as topical corticosteroids
  • prevent flares coming back or prolong the time you are free from flares

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to tacrolimus or any of the other ingredients of TACROVERA or to macrolide antibiotics (e.g. azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin)
  • have liver failure
  • have any skin malignancies (tumours)
  • have a weakened immune system
  • have an inherited skin barrier disease such extensive scaling of the skin due to a thickening of the outer layer of the skin, or if you suffer from generalized erythroderma (inflammatory reddening and scaling of the entire skin), any change to the appearance of your skin
  • have a cutaneous Graft versus Host Disease (an immune reaction of the skin which is a common complication in patients who have undergone a bone marrow transplant)
  • have swollen lymph nodes
  • Don’t use TACROVERA if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine
  • TACROVERA is not approved for children younger than 16 years of age. Therefore, it should not be used in this age group

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Tell your doctor if you are using,

  • moisturizing creams and lotions during treatment with TACROVERA
  • other preparations to be used on the skin or while taking oral corticosteroids (e.g. cortisone) or medicines which affect the immune system
  • Always use TACROVERA exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Apply as a thin layer to affected areas of your skin
  • It may be used on most parts of the body, including the face and neck and in the creases of your elbows and knees
  • Avoid using the medicine inside your nose or mouth or in your eyes
  • If this medicine gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water
  • Wash your hands after applying TACROVERA unless your hands are also being treated
  • Before applying TACROVERA after a bath or shower, be sure your skin is completely dry

Adults (16 years of age and older)

  • Usually, treatment is started with TACROVERA twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, until the eczema has cleared and twice weekly once your atopic dermatitis has cleared or almost cleared
  • There should be 2–3 days without TACROVERA treatment between applications
  • Treat each affected region of your skin until the eczema has gone away. Improvement is usually seen within one week

If you take more TACROVERA

  • If you take more TACROVERA, contact a doctor immediately

If you forget to use TACROVERA

  • If you forget to apply the medicine at the scheduled time, do it as soon as you remember and then continue as before

If you stop using TACROVERA

  • Do not stop using this medicine before your doctor tells to do
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Like all medicines, TACROVERA can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

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  • redness
  • feeling of warmth
  • pain
  • increased skin sensitivity (especially to hot and cold)
  • skin tingling,burning sensation and itching
  • rash
  • inflamed or infected hair follicles, cold sores, generalized herpes simplex infections
  • facial flushing or skin irritation after drinking alcohol
  • acne
  • rosacea (facial redness), rosacea-like dermatitis, lentigo (presence of flat brown spots on the skin), oedema at the application site and herpes eye infections
  • lymphoma, including skin lymphoma, and other skin tumours

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Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not use TACROVERA after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15 to 25ºC)
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