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Tacel Tube 10gm

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10g Ointment in Tube

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Tacel Tube 0.03 % Description

Tacel Tube 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 not

respond to treatments. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. This medicine is not recommended for use by children below 16 years of age. Before using Tacel Tube Ointment, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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ContainsTacrolimus(0.03 %)
UsesSkin conditions like atopic dermatitis or eczema
Side effectsApplication site reactions
TherapyDRUGS FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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Uses of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

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

Contraindications of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

If you are allergic to Tacrolimus or any other ingredients of Tacel Tube Ointment.

Side effects of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Tacel Tube Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube Ointment?
A:
Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube Ointment?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube 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.
  • Tacel Tube Ointment is not recommended for use by patients below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

  • Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube 0.03 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tacel Tube 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 ge...
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  • Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube Ointment.

Storage and disposal of Tacel Tube 0.03 %

  • Store Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube 0.03 %

Overdose

As Tacel Tube 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 hav...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Tacel Tube 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
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Tacel Tube Ointment?

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

Q: Can I use Tacel Tube Ointment on the face?

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

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Tacel Tube 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 Tacel Tube Ointment?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Tacel Tube Ointment. Do not stop applying this medicine on your own.
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TACEL TUBE
Expires on or After
04/01/2023
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:27 PM (IST)

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