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Can Tacrolimus ointment 0.1% be applied on lip for treatment of discolored/whitish spots?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 1 answer

I have two discoloured/whitish spots (about 4 mm diameter each) on my lower lip. I don't have white spots anywhere else on my body. A dermatologist has prescribed FLUTICASONE Ointment B.P. to be applied on the lip in the morning and TACROLIMUS Ointment 0.1% w/w (TACROZ FORTE) to be applied on ...

Prograf vs generic tacrolimus?

Posted 31 Dec 2009 5 answers

After 4 successful years on prograf due to a kidney transplant, am I doomed if I have to make the switch to generic tacrolimus? I have been told by my transplant team the generic has not been sufficiently tested, and do not switch! What's the deal??

Tacrolimus - Are any other post kidney transplant patients experiencing significant side effects?

Posted 7 Dec 2012 3 answers

... of tarcolimus ? I've many and am struggling with these issues and I just wanted to know if I'm alone in these experiences ?

Anyone a liver transplant patient using rapamune?

Posted 19 Dec 2012 2 answers

Several months ago I was switched from prograf (tacrolimus) to rapamune (Sirolimus) for immune suppression roughly a year after liver transplant. I understand it is used primarily for kidney transplant patients and am wondering how unusual this might be.

Anyone know someone who is on the new prograf generic called tacrolimus and how the two compare?

Posted 1 Oct 2009 4 answers

i had a kidney transplant back in '95 and have been on prograf since. medco just wrote that they will do all future refills with the new generic

Tacrolimus - my daughter is on prograf for her kidney disease, is it bad or good for her kidneys?

Posted 14 Oct 2012 3 answers

She has not had a kidney transplant.

Zostavax vaccine for shingles?

Posted 23 Oct 2012 2 answers

Hello. After talking with my physician I thought I should pass along information regarding the shingles vaccine. It is very popular right now and there are people who are not able to get this. TV commercials are promoting this. Anyone immunosuppressed, prednisone or other steroid, transplant, ...

Tacrolimus and fruit juice interactions?

Posted 12 Jan 2010 2 answers

After reading more info. on this drug, and understanding what it does. Whilst taking the tablet with grapefruit juice is such a dangerous combination, Does that include all citrus fruit juice's, Like fresh orange, tropical/exotic fruit juices, etc.. Would there be any danger with others fruit ...

Tacrolimus - How long does a person need to be taking this medication for side effects to show?

Posted 2 Nov 2010 1 answer

If i am healthy, and thinking about volunteering for a study on this drug, it consists of 4 mg dose 1 a day for 8 days. Should I be concern about the side effect that are listed on this site? Or are those side effects mainly on people with a condition?

Prograf vs tacrolimus? Should I switch?

Posted 28 May 2011 1 answer

My heart transplant was 20 years ago. I've had very little rejection over the years but asked for tacrolimus as prograf has become too expensive. Now worried after reading about deaths! I've already suffered with multiple skin cancers for several years now. Will tacrolimus make it worse?

Prograg vs tacrolimus?

Posted 20 Dec 2011 1 answer

I had my kidney transplant Oct 09 and had been on prograf from that time until about two months ago when my pharmacy started me on tracrolius. Blood test a month ago showed a very low prograf level. I thought it was because I had confused the prograf and cellcept. My last lab test on Friday and ...

Mycophenolate Mofetil - Has Mycopheneolate caused anyones kidneys to shutdown?

Posted 12 Mar 2013 1 answer

I have now reached the top of the third stage on my creatin level and I am starting to have lots of kidney infection. I take 500 mg of mycophenolate Mofetil and Tacrolimus 3mg each day because of a liver transplant. I have heard that both of these drugs are notoriously bad on for your kidneys, if ...

Is Dr. Reddy's Laboratories able to help me pay for my Tacrolimus? I cannot afford it?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 2 answers

I have Medicare Part A&B. Part B pays 80% for my anti rejection medication. I have no 2ndary insurance and so I am responsible for 20%. This is more than $200 a month. I cannot afford to pay this amount but need the medication to survive. Please help me.

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