• Steroids
  • An important advantage of tacrolimus is that, unlike steroids, it does not cause skin thinning (atrophy), or other steroid related side effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs
  • The use of sub-potent tacrolimus in compounded drugs for transplant recipients may lead to sub-therapeutic tacrolimus blood levels and an unacceptable increased risk of solid organ transplant rejection. (drugs.com)
  • renal
  • In tacrolimus group histological examination showed marked changes in renal tubule, mitochondria, and podocyte processes. (hindawi.com)
  • Histopathological and ultrastructural studies showed that treatment with olmesartan prevented tacrolimus-induced renal damage. (hindawi.com)
  • Thus tacrolimus contributes to the frequent development of new diabetes following renal transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • Is tacrolimus available as a generic drug? (medicinenet.com)
  • If you have an allergy to tacrolimus or any other part of this drug. (mskcc.org)
  • Posted 05/18/Spectrum Laboratory Products and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the recall of the active pharmaceutical ingredient tacrolimus, an immunosuppressive drug used to prevent rejections of transplanted solid organs such as heart or kidney, after learning that some lots of the ingredient are subpotent. (drugs.com)
  • See also: Immunosuppressants in the treatment of dermatitis In January 2006, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Elidel packaging would be required to carry a black box warning regarding the potential increased risk of lymph node or skin cancer, as for the similar drug tacrolimus. (wikipedia.org)
  • It produces the immunosuppressive drug tacrolimus. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 weeks of treatment, or if they get worse while using tacrolimus. (cigna.com)
  • assess
  • The main objective of the present work was to prepare and assess dermal delivery of tacrolimus-loaded ethosomes versus classic liposomes. (hindawi.com)
  • inflammation
  • In recent years, tacrolimus has been used to suppress the inflammation associated with ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. (wikipedia.org)