Tacrolimus should be taken consistently with respect to meals.
Tacrolimus Sandoz, which had been approved as safe and effective by Medsafe, emerged as a potential alternative to Prograf.
What special dietary instructions should I follow. If the appearance of the capsule is not the same as usual, or if dosage instructions have changed, advise patients to contact their healthcare provider as soon as possible to make sure that they have the right medicine.
The mean pediatric age was 6. Under-or overexposure to tacrolimus may result in graft rejection or other serious adverse reactions see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS. This medication may also increase your risk of getting a rare but very serious sometimes fatal brain infection progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy-PML.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
In reproductive and developmental toxicity studies in rodents and rabbits, no teratogenic effects but reduced foetal weight and retarded skeletal ossification were observed, at exposure levels below or similar to the expected clinical exposure.
It may increase or decrease the levels of other medicines, which may raise the toxicity of these medicines or reduce their effectiveness.
If you are taking medications that can cause dizziness, rise slowly from sitting or lying down to reduce the possibility of severe dizziness or fainting.