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Imograf Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm

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Imograf Forte 0.1 % Description

Imograf Forte Ointment is used for the treatment of eczema (a condition that makes your skin itchy and red). It contains tacrolimus as its active ingredient. This medicine is used in patients who do n...
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ContainsTacrolimus(0.1 %)
UsesSkin conditions like atopic dermatitis or eczema
Side effectsApplication site reactions
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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Uses of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

For the treatment of a skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema (itchy inflammation of the skin).

Contraindications of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

If you are allergic to Tacrolimus or any other ingredients of Imograf Forte Ointment.

Side effects of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

  • Burning or tingling sensation, pain, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, peeling, redness of skin at the area Imograf Forte Ointment is applied.
  • Increased skin sensitivity.

Precautions and Warnings of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Imograf Forte Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Imograf Forte Ointment should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety during human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the benefits overweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Imograf Forte Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Imograf Forte Ointment is not recommended while breastfeeding as Tacrolimus passes into breast milk. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Imograf Forte Ointment?
A:
Imograf Forte Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or the ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Imograf Forte Ointment?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Imograf Forte Ointment as it may cause skin redness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from liver diseases.
  • You are suffering from skin tumours or have a hereditary skin disease like
  • You have a weak immune system.
  • You are suffering from any rare genetic skin diseases like Netherton's syndrome.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using Imograf Forte Ointment.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for a week.
  • Imograf Forte Ointment is not recommended for use by patients below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Tacrolimus in Imograf Forte Ointment works by suppressing the skin’s immune system, thus reducing allergic reactions like redness, swelling, itching and relieving eczema.

Directions for Use of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

  • Imograf Forte Ointment is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Do not cover the affected area of the skin with bandages, wraps or other wound dressing.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Imograf Forte Ointment is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and...
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  • Imograf Forte Ointment should be used with caution along with erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole and diltiazem.
  • Do not use moisturising creams and lotions within 2 hours of applying Imograf Forte Ointment.

Storage and disposal of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

  • Store Imograf Forte Ointment in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Imograf Forte 0.1 %

Overdose

As Imograf Forte Ointment is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital. If you ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Imograf Forte Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Imograf Forte Ointment?

A: Imograf Forte Ointment is used to treat a skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema (itchy inflammation of the skin).

Q: Can I use Imograf Forte Ointment on the face?

A: Yes, Imograf Forte Ointment can be used on the face if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Imograf Forte Ointment?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, then rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse. If you still experience any discomfort, please contact your doctor immediately.

Q: For how long to use Imograf Forte Ointment?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Imograf Forte Ointment. Do not stop applying this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
IMOGRAF FORTE
Expires on or After
23/09/2022

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