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Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm
Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm

Tacroz Forte 0.1% Oint 20gm

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
20g Ointment in Tube
680.00*
MRP 800.00
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Tacroz Forte 0.1 % Description

Tacroz Forte ointment is used for the treatment of eczema. Eczema is a condition that makes your skin red, dry, and itchy. Tacroz Forte ointment contains tacrolimus as the active ingredient. This oin

ment is meant for external applications only. It should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. Avoid using this medicine to treat other skin conditions than prescribed. Do not use more of this ointment or apply it more often than recommended. Tacroz Forte ointment is not recommended for use in children below 16 years of age.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹680.00
You Save₹120.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTacrolimus(0.1 %)
UsesAtopic dermatitis/eczema
Side effectsBurning/tingling sensation, rashes, itching, irritation, dryness
TherapyDRUGS FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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Uses of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

Tacroz Forte ointment is used to treat an itchy inflammatory skin condition called atopic dermatitis/eczema.

Contraindications of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

If you are allergic to tacrolimus or any other ingredient of Tacroz Forte ointment.

Side effects of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

  • Burning/tingling sensation,
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Rashes
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Tacroz Forte ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Tacroz Forte ointment during pregnancy.Tacroz Forte ointment should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Tacroz Forte ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Tacroz Forte ointment may pass into human breast milk. Tacroz Forte ointment should only be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor. Avoid applying it on the breast or areas near the breast.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Tacroz Forte ointment?
A:
Tacroz Forte ointment has no effect on driving ability. However, if you experience any symptoms after applying this ointment that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Tacroz Forte ointment?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed while on treatment with Tacroz Forte ointment as it may cause redness of the face and skin irritation.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver disease.
  • You have skin tumours, hereditary skin disease, or inflammation/redness/scaling of the entire skin.
  • You have a weak immune system.
  • You have a condition called cutaneous Graft Versus Host Disease after undergoing a bone marrow transplant.
  • You have swollen lymph nodes.
  • You have infected lesions on the skin.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using Tacroz Forte ointment.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines like cream, ointment, lotion.
  • You are going to be exposed to the sun or artificial sunlight (tanning beds) for long periods.

Mode of Action of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

In atopic dermatitis/eczema, an overreaction of the skin’s immune system causes skin inflammation (itchiness, redness, dryness). Tacroz Forte ointment works by altering the skin’s abnormal immune syst...
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Directions for Use of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

  • Tacroz Forte ointment is meant for external use only.
  • It should be used as recommended by your doctor.
  • Clean and dry your hands before and after applying the medicine.
  • 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.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tacroz Forte ointment is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
  • Tacroz Forte ointment should be used with caution along with medicines for treating bacterial infections (erythromycin), fungal infections (itraconazole, ketoconazole), and heart-related chest pain (d...
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  • Do not use moisturising creams and lotions within 2 hours of applying Tacroz Forte ointment.

Storage and disposal of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

  • Store Tacroz Forte ointment in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

Dosage of Tacroz Forte 0.1 %

Overdose

As Tacroz 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 h...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Tacroz Forte ointment, apply it as soon as possible. If it's time for your next application, then skip the missed application and continue with your regular application sc...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

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 Tacroz ointment?

A: Tacroz forte ointment is used to treat a skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema (itchy inflammation of the skin).

Q: Can I use Tacroz Forte ointment on the face?

A: Yes, Tacroz 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 Tacroz 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 Tacroz Forte ointment?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Tacroz Forte ointment, depending upon the severity of skin condition. Do not stop applying this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Tacroz ointment be used for the long term?

A: No, do not use Tacroz ointment for the long term without consulting a doctor. If you do not feel any improvement in symptoms even after a week, inform the doctor.

Q: Is Tacroz ointment a steroid?

A: No, Tacroz ointment is not a steroid. It contains tacrolimus as the active substance which belongs to the topical immunomodulatory (TIM) class of medicines.

Q: When should I use Tacroz ointment?

A: Tacroz ointment should be used as recommended by your doctor. It is advised not to bathe, shower, or swim immediately after applying the ointment as the water may wash off the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
TACROZ FORTE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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