USES –It is used after transplantation of organs such as heart, liver, kidney or other organs so that the body does not reject the new organ. It is also used for certain skin diseases.
WORKS-Tacrolimus belongs to a category of drugs called as immunosuppressant. It prevents the body’s immune system from attacking the newly transplanted organ such as liver, heart, or kidney. This also helps in resolution of skin diseases due to altered immune function.
HOW TO TAKE-Take tacrolimus on empty stomach or 2-3 hours after a meal.
HEALTH ADVICE-Tacrolimus may cause harm to the fetus. Hence, it is not advisable to take it during pregnancy without consulting your doctor.
-Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking tacrolimus as it may cause dizziness.