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Protopic Ointment 0.03%

Tacrolimus Ointment

Manufactured by Astellas Pharma
Product of Turkey
Shipped from Turkey
A VALID PRESCRIPTION is required for this medication
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1 PACK(S)  1 x 30gm  $63.00  USD
2 PACK(S)  2 x 30gm  $116.00  USD
3 PACK(S)  3 x 30gm  $163.00  USD
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Tacrolimus 0.03%

Ointment

Manufactured by Glenmark
Product of India
Shipped from Singapore
A VALID PRESCRIPTION is required for this medication

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1 PACK(S)  1 X 20g  $37.00  USD
2 PACK(S)  2 X 20g  $63.00  USD
3 PACK(S)  3 X 20g  $84.00  USD
6 PACK(S)  6 X 20g  $116.00  USD

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Before using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other macrolide medications (e.g., sirolimus, erythromycin, clarithromycin, azithromycin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: swollen lymph nodes (e.g., lymphadenopathy, mononucleosis), use of light therapy (e.g., UVA or UVB), skin or other cancers.

Before using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: skin infections (e.g., herpes, shingles), other skin conditions, kidney disease.

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% may make you more sensitive to the effects of alcohol. Your face or skin may flush red and feel hot. Limit alcoholic beverages.

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% may lessen your response to a vaccine making the vaccine less effective. Do not have immunizations/vaccinations while you are using this product without the consent of your doctor. Talk with your doctor about scheduling your vaccinations before or after treatment with this product.

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.

During pregnancy, Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% may pass into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Therefore, breast-feeding is not recommended while using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

This form of Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% is used on the skin to treat a skin condition called eczema (atopic dermatitis) in patients who have not responded well to (or should not use) other eczema medications.

Eczema is an allergic-type condition that causes red, irritated, and itchy skin. Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% works by weakening the skin's defense (immune) system, thereby decreasing the allergic reaction and relieving the eczema. Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% belongs to a class of drugs known as topical calcineurin inhibitors (TCIs).

Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% is not recommended if you have a history of a certain rare genetic disorder (Netherton's syndrome). Also, Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should not be used by anyone who has a weakened immune system (e.g., following an organ transplant).

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Wash your hands with soap and water before using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%. Apply a thin layer to the affected areas of skin, usually twice daily or as directed by your doctor. Rub the medication into the skin gently and completely. Wash your hands after using this product unless your hands are being treated. If your doctor recommends a moisturizer, apply it after Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%.

This product is for use on the skin only. Avoid getting Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth. If you do get the medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water. Do not apply Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% to open wounds or infected areas. Do not cover the treated area with plastic or waterproof bandages unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not bathe, shower, or swim right after applying Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%. This could wash it off the treated area.

Use Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% exactly as directed. Your doctor may instruct you to stop using it once your eczema has cleared and to start using it again if symptoms reappear. Consult your doctor for details.

Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve after 6 weeks of using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% or if your condition worsens at any time.

Only the weakest product should be used in children 2 to 15 years old.

Stinging, burning, soreness, or itching in the area of treated skin may occur during the first few days of treatment. Headache, acne, "hair bumps" (folliculitis), stomach upset, flu-like symptoms (e.g., fever, chills, runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches), or increased sensitivity of the skin to hot/cold/pain/touch may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: unusual tiredness, back/joint/muscle pain, appearance of any skin infections or sores (e.g., chicken pox, shingles, lip sores, tumors, warts).

Tell your doctor immediately if this rare but very serious side effect occurs: chest pain.

A very serious allergic reaction to Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Click here to view a more detailed list of Protopic Ointment side effects.

If you miss a dose of Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Patients have benefited from Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% when it is used correctly. Long-term safety for Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% is not known at this time. There have been rare reports of cancers (e.g., skin cancer, lymphoma) in patients using Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03%. It is not known whether Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% caused these cancers when used on the skin. Further studies to determine the long-term safety of this product are ongoing. In the unlikely event that unusual lumps, swollen glands, or growths (especially on the skin) occur, contact your doctor immediately.

The US Food and Drug Administration recommends the following: Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should be used only if other drugs have failed or if other medications are not considered appropriate by your doctor. Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should be used on the skin for short treatment periods only. If needed, treatment may be repeated with breaks in between. Use the smallest amount that will treat your condition properly, and apply only on the affected skin. Also, Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% should not be used in children younger than 2 years. As with all medications, discuss the risks, benefits, and proper use of Protopic Ointment (Tacrolimus) 0.03% with your doctor.

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