Prograf, a brand-name version of Tacrolimus, is available by prescription in tablet form in different strengths. Prograf is an immunosuppressive drug. After allogeneic organ transplant, the risk of organ rejection is moderate. To lower the risk of organ rejection, tacrolimus is given. You can save on brand name and generic Prograf by shopping online at our Online Pharmacy.
Prograf (Tacrolimus) 0.03%
Prograf (Tacrolimus) 0.1%
Prograf (Tacrolimus) 0.5mg
Prograf (Tacrolimus) 1mg
Prograf (Tacrolimus) 5mg
Prograf:Pronounced as (pro gr af)
Active Ingredient: Tacrolimus
- Why is this medication prescribed?
Tacrolimus (Prograf) is prescribed to those individuals who undergo an organ transplant as of heart, liver or kidney. This is advised by doctors together with other medicines to secure the organ recipient’s immune system from any kind of hazard. Tacrolimus (Prograf) lowers the activity level of patient’s immune and avoids any unforeseen attack from organ transplanted in him/her.
- How should this medicine be used?
Tacrolimus (Prograf) is mostly advised for consuming twice, with an interval of twelve hours. The capsule for oral intake should be taken exactly on scheduled timing. Maintain an identical frequency of consumption and never alter it on your own.
Dosage should not be altered or varied with self-decision.
- What should I do if I forget a dose?
In case you forget a dose of Tacrolimus (Prograf), you should take it whenever you recall. But if the delay is more and the time for next dose is close, skip it and catch up with the schedule. Never take double dose of Tacrolimus (Prograf) just because you missed the previous one.
- What side effects can this medication cause?
Patients consuming Tacrolimuscan (Prograf) experience multiple types of side-effects. You should consult the doctor as soon as you feel something wrong. Commonly seen symptoms as side-effects of Tacrolimuscan be in the form of headache, diarrhoea, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weight gain, pain in hands or feet, etc.
Few of its side-effects can be dangerous and doctor’s consultation and treatment should be had as soon as you experience any of these: low urination, strange kind of bleeding, troublesome urination as with pain or burning sensation, seizures, less urination, periodic consciousness loss, etc.
- Tell the doctor about your allergies before consuming Tacrolimus (Prograf).
- Check the contents of Tacrolimus with your pharmacist or doctor to make sure that you not allergic to any of them.
- Share about your pregnancy or any other disorder with your doctor before starting Prograf consumption.