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Drug interactions between Hecoria and Prograf

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Hecoria (tacrolimus)
Prograf (tacrolimus)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Hecoria and Prograf - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Hecoria

A total of 1019 drugs (4207 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Hecoria.

Prograf

A total of 1019 drugs (4207 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Prograf.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

tacrolimus food

Applies to: Hecoria (tacrolimus) and Prograf (tacrolimus)

Tacrolimus should be taken on a consistent schedule before or after you eat at the same times each day. Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may increase the amount of tacrolimus in your body. This can lead to potentially dangerous side effects and should be avoided. If you are already consuming grapefruit products, do not increase or decrease the amount of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Macrolide immunosuppressants

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'macrolide immunosuppressants' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes one medicines belonging to the 'macrolide immunosuppressants' category:

  • tacrolimus
  • tacrolimus

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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