FAQs ABOUT TACVIDO FORTE CREAM
What is the use of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) when other conventional therapies fail to provide adequate results.
How TACVIDO FORTE CREAM works?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM 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 topically, it suppresses the immune system and prevents the abnormal immune response towards allergens. This reduces skin dryness, redness, itching and inflammation associated with auto-immune skin conditions.
How to use TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
Apply a small amount of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM into the affected skin areas or directed by the physician. It is for topical use only. Wash your hands before and after application unless your hands are also treated.
What precautions must be followed while using TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM is for topical use only. Avoid contact of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM with your eyes, mouth, ears, nose or with open wounds. Do not cover the application site with bandages, dressings or clothes. Wash your hands before and after application. Before using TACVIDO FORTE CREAM inform your doctor if you have any other skin disease apart from eczema such as skin cancer, skin infections or any inherited skin barrier disease. Consult your doctor before using TACVIDO FORTE CREAM if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid exposing your skin towards direct sunlight and wear protective loose-fitting clothes and sunscreen while going outdoors.
Is TACVIDO FORTE CREAM safe?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM may cause skin irritation, burning sensation, redness and warmth at the site of application. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.
What are the common side effects of using TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
The most common side effects of applying TACVIDO FORTE CREAM are skin irritation, burning sensation, redness or warmth at the site of application. Consult your doctor if this side effect troubles you.
What to do if I forget to apply TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
If you forgot to apply a dose of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM, skip the missed dose and apply the next one regularly. Do not apply a double dose of TACVIDO FORTE CREAM to compensate for the missed ones.
How long will it take for TACVIDO FORTE CREAM to heal my condition?
You need to apply TACVIDO FORTE CREAM as long as your doctor prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can I use other topical medicines while using TACVIDO FORTE CREAM?
Avoid using any other topical medicines along with TACVIDO FORTE CREAM without consulting your doctor.
Can TACVIDO FORTE CREAM be used in pregnant women?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM should be used in pregnant women only if considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.
Can TACVIDO FORTE CREAM be used in children?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM should be used in children and adolescents (aged 16 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 16 years. However, consult your doctor for advice.
Can I use TACVIDO FORTE CREAM for psoriasis?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM is usually prescribed for the treatment of eczema. Consult your doctor for advice if you are wishing to use this medicine to treat psoriasis.
Can I use TACVIDO FORTE CREAM for my 4-year-old son?
TACVIDO FORTE CREAM is not recommended for use in children aged below 16 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable lower dose of tacrolimus for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of the disease.