TAKFA FORTE Ointment 10gm

SOLD BY : Channel Partners
and Fulfilled by Netmeds.com
people are
this currently
By Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Prescription Needed
(per unit)
Check out cheaper substitutes
In Stock

Check estimated delivery time

Drug Information for TAKFA FORTE Ointment 10gm


  • TAKFA FORTE contains Tacrolimus monohydrate which belongs to immunosuppressants







What TAKFA FORTE 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
Read more Read less




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

  • are allergic to tacrolimus or any of the other ingredients of TAKFA FORTE 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
Read more Read less
  • Don’t use TAKFA FORTE if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine
Read more Read less
  • TAKFA FORTE is not approved for children younger than 16 years of age. Therefore, it should not be used in this age group
Read more Read less

Tell your doctor if you are using,

  • moisturizing creams and lotions during treatment with TAKFA FORTE
  • other preparations to be used on the skin or while taking oral corticosteroids (e.g. cortisone) or medicines which affect the immune system
Read more Read less
  • Always use TAKFA FORTE 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 TAKFA FORTE unless your hands are also being treated
  • Before applying TAKFA FORTE after a bath or shower, be sure your skin is completely dry

Adults (16 years of age and older)

  • Usually, treatment is started with TAKFA FORTE 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 TAKFA FORTE 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 TAKFA FORTE

  • If you take more TAKFA FORTE, contact a doctor immediately

If you forget to use TAKFA FORTE

  • 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 TAKFA FORTE

  • Do not stop using this medicine before your doctor tells to do
Read more Read less

Like all medicines, TAKFA FORTE can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them



  • 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
Read more Read less
  • 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
Read more Read less


  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not use TAKFA FORTE after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15 to 25ºC)
Read more Read less


The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Copyright © 2018 Netmeds Marketplace Limited.
All rights Reserved

Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of use