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Tacrolimus

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Immune Suppressant Prograf® Adult, Children

Tacrolimus - Handling

How should I handle Tacrolimus safely?

​Take precautions to avoid exposure: wear gloves and mask when handling Tacrolimus. Please refer to Patient's Information Leaflet on "Safe Handling of Oral Cytotoxic or Caution Medications" for details.

Tacrolimus - Storage

How should I store Tacrolimus?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Tacrolimus safely?

Tacrolimus - Additional Information

​Compliance to follow up visits

While taking Tacrolimus, you should be seeing your specialist doctor regularly to ensure that your treatment is optimized and to address any concerns relating to your treatment. Regular laboratory tests may be conducted as directed by your doctor to monitor your condition and treatment progress.

Supply of Drugs
You are advised not to purchase more Tacrolimus than required before your next visit in case of dose changes or discontinuation of therapy. Do not switch brands without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.

Caregiver advice
Do not give Tacrolimus to anyone else. It has been prescribed for a specific condition, and may not be the correct treatment for another person, and would be dangerous if the other person is pregnant or breastfeeding.

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