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Both topical and oral preparations of tacrolimus are still available (prescription only). They have never been discontinued in production.

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What type of test performed after tacrolimus capsule dose?

blood levels for tacrolimus should be checked and it should be >5


How do you lower tacrolimus level?

To lower tacrolimus levels, the dosage of the medication can be decreased under the guidance of a healthcare provider. Monitoring tacrolimus levels regularly and adjusting the dose accordingly can help achieve the desired level. Other medications that may interact with tacrolimus should also be reviewed and potentially adjusted.


Where can you buy tacrolimus?

Worldpharm is a professional Chinese supplier of Tacrolimus, supplying tacrolimus raw powder worldwide with good price, good quality and good service. PLS visit www.worldpharm.com.cn or contact worldphrm@yahoo.com


Is Tacrolimus light sensitive?

Yes, Tacrolimus is light sensitive. It should be stored in its original packaging and protected from light to prevent degradation of the medication.


Can your hair grow back once you start taking Tacrolimus?

It depends a lot on why you lost your hair to begin with. If it's alopecia, or male-pattern baldness, tacrolimus is unlikely to make any impact upon the matter. If you're hair fell out because you were ill, but are now healthy on tacrolimus, it may grow back. However tacrolimus, unlike some older immunosuppressives, does not encourage hirsutism (excessive hair growth) as a side-effect.


What pharmacuetical company makes tacrolimus?

Sandoz subdivision of Norvatis


What color tube for a tacrolimus?

A green or light green tube is typically used for collecting blood samples for tacrolimus testing.


What is the dosage for tacrolimus?

Depends on the dosage of the patient, and how many months' worth of tacrolimus they have requested. Most patients will be on "one mg, twice daily", however this does vary considerably between patients (due to time since transplant, type of transplant etc...).


Will your hair grow back once on Tacrolimus?

It depends why you lost your hair to begin with. However Tacrolimus does not have the side-effect of hirsutism (excessive hair growth), unlike some of the older immunosuppressives (cyclosporin).


What can you use for eczema other than tacrolimus?

Topically applied ciclosporin cream.


What are side effects of tacrolimus?

There's a whole bunch of side-effects. It's probably best to read the patient info leaflet in a tacrolimus packet to find these out. (Sorry, I couldn't find a complete online version to link you to).


How do you pronounce Tacrolimus?

The immunosuppressant tacrolimus is also known as Fujimycin, brand name Prograf.The pronunciation is (tah-CRAH-lih-muss), with a short O and I sound, accented on the second syllable. This is a short form for "Tsukuba macrolide immunisuppressant."