WHAT IS TACROZ 0.03 – 0.1% TACROLIMUS OINTMENT
Tacroz Forte Ointment 0.1% with Tacrolimus 0.1% or weaker 0.03% is made by Glenmark and it is a quality alternative to well known Protopic tacrolimus cream. Tacroz Forte Tacrolimus 0.1% Ointment is used to for atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema – is a type of inflammation of the skin, dermatitis, a condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed with blisters which cause itching and bleeding. It results in itchy, red, swollen, and cracked skin. A clear fluid may come from the affected areas, which often thicken over time.
Tacrolimus (also FK-506 or fujimycin, trade names Prograf, Advagraf, Protopic) is an immunosuppressive medicine used main an after allogeneic organ transplant to lower the risk of organ rejection. It achieves this by inhibiting the production of interleukin-2, a molecule that promotes the development and proliferation of T cells, which are vital to the body’s learned (or adaptive) immune response. Tacrolimus is also used in the treatment of other T cell-mediated diseases such as eczema (for which it is applied to the skin in a medicated ointment), severe refractory uveitis after bone marrow transplants, exacerbations of minimal change disease, Kimura’s disease, and the skin condition vitiligo.
Tacroz Tacrolimus 0.03% – 0.1% is a topical ointment which is normally prescribed for persons who have not responded successfully to other eczema creams and ointments. The ointment is a type of topical calcineurin inhibitor (TCIs) that works by weakening the immune system, which as a consequence directly reduces the severity of eczema and its symptoms. It should not be used by persons who have any kind of weak immune system.
HOW TO USE TACROZ 0.03% – 0.1% TACROLIMUS OINTMENT
Tacroz Forte Ointment 0.03% – 0.1% Tacrolimus is applied directly to the affected skin. Normally advised to apply the ointment twice a day for a period of approximately 6 weeks in length. If no changes or improvements to your condition occur after this period, consult your physician to discuss how best to go forward.
- Firstly wash your hands with soap and water. Be sure that the skin in the affected area is dry.
- Apply a thin layer of tacrolimus ointment to all affected areas of your skin. Rub the ointment into your skin gently and completely.
- Wash your hands with soap and water to remove any leftover tacrolimus ointment.
- Do not wash your hands if you are treating them with tacrolimus.
- You may cover the treated areas with normal clothing, but do not use any bandages, dressings, or wraps.
- Be careful not to wash the ointment off of affected areas of your skin.
TACROZ TACROLIMUS 0.03% – 0.1% OINTMENT SIDE EFFECTS
There is always a risk of experiencing side effects when using or taking any anti-eczema ointments, and Tacroz Forte Ointment 0.03% – 0.1% Tacrolimus is no different even though the risks are low and the side effects usually mild. The following side effects have been linked to this cream: Itchiness, burning, irritation, headaches, flu symptoms.