- Betamethasone Valerate–Gentamicin–Miconazole Nitrate
- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Mycophenolate Mofetil
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Prograf* used for?
Generic for Prograf* (Tacrolimus) is prescribed to prevent rejection of kidney, liver, or heart transplant. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. Tacrolimus suppresses your body's immune system when it attacks your transplanted organ, and thus helps your body to accept the new organ. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Prograf*?
The dosage of Generic for Prograf* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Generic for Prograf* can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Prograf*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Prograf* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Prograf*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Prograf*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Prograf*?
- Mycophenolate mofetil
- St John's Wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Prograf*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Prograf*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Prograf* can interact with calcium channel blockers, potassium supplements, antifungal medicines, and HIV medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Prograf*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Prograf* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Prograf* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Prograf* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Prograf* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Prograf* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting loss of appetite, insomnia, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, and mild rash. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Prograf*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Prograf*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Prograf* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Prograf*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Prograf*?
How will Generic for Prograf* work in my body?
How should Generic for Prograf* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Prograf* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Prograf* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.