Prevention of organ rejection
Astellas Pharma India
10 capsules in one strip
10 to 17 working days
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is used with other drugs to prevent the body from rejecting new organs (liver, kidneys, heart, etc.) after a transplant. Prograf 0.5mg does this by weakening your body’s immune system, so it does not attack new organs. This drug belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants.
What is Prograf 0.5mg?
Prograf 0.5mg is an immunosuppressant used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and kidney transplantation. Prograf 0.5mg should be used under the supervision of a qualified physician. Your blood cell count should be monitored closely while taking this medication.
How to Take Prograf 0.5mg?
You should take Prograf 0.5mg exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not change the prescribed dosage unless otherwise instructed by your doctor who is unlikely to change the dosage.
Observe the indicated dosage for good results.
Prograf 0.5mg is usually taken every 12 hours or twice a day. Make it a habit to take your medicine at the same time, every day.
Always keep 0.5mg of Tacrolimus Prograf in a cool dry place. Keep children out of access to it or other medications.
How does Prograf 0.5mg work?
Prograf 0.5 mg hard capsule is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing the body’s immune response (liver, kidneys, heart, etc.) after an organ transplant. This helps your body accept new organs as if they were your own.
What is the Use of Prograf 0.5mg?
Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients
Prograf 0.5 mg tablets are immunosuppressive drugs that reduce the immune response and reduce the risk of damage from organ transplants. Organ rejection occurs when the immune system considers a new organ to be an invader and attacks it. Prograf can be used in combination with other drugs to suppress the immune system and help the body absorb new organs.
What are the Side Effects of Prograf 0.5mg?
- Abdominal pain
- Swelling of feet or lower legs
- Blurred vision
- Weight loss
- Loss of strength
- Body pain
- Scaly skin
What are the Dosage Instructions?
Do not neglect the simultaneous dose of Prograf 0.5 mg. If you want a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, don’t take the missed dose when it’s almost time to take your next dose. Do not double your dose of this drug.
In case of a Prograf 0.5 mg overdose, seek emergency medical attention or seek medical attention immediately.
Warning and Precautions
The interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult a doctor before use.
Taking antihypertensive drugs such as amlodipine can enhance the effectiveness of Prograf 0.5 mg capsules. Talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea, headaches or weakness. Depending on the clinical condition, the possibility of changing the dose or using other types of antihypertensive drugs should be considered.
When taken with carbamazepine, Prograf 0.5 mg capsules can be more effective. Talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea, headaches, or weakness. Dosage adjustments or other types of medications should be considered, depending on the clinical condition.
There is a risk of infection if you take this medicine together. Tell your doctor if you have any of these medicines. Your doctor may delay treatment depending on your condition.
Taking this drug with it may increase the risk of kidney damage. Tell your doctor if you are prescribed antibiotics or painkillers. Close monitoring of renal function is required. Symptoms of swelling, weight gain, and frequent urination should be reported to your doctor.
This drug can cause a condition called insulin-dependent diabetes after a transplant. Insulin should be given to these patients. You need to pay attention to your blood sugar level.