What Is Tacrolimus ointment indicated For?
Tacrolimus ointment is used on the skin to treat moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) in patients who are not adequately responsive to or are intolerant of conventional therapies such as topical corticosteroids. Tacrolimus ointment can be ordered online at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.
What is Atopic dermatitis?
It is a skin condition with itching, redness, and inflammation, like an allergic reaction.
Is Tacrolimus ointment a steroid?
No, Tacrolimus ointment is not a steroid.
How Does Tacrolimus Ointment Work?
Tacrolimus ointment belongs to a class of medications called calcineurin inhibitors. Topical calcineurin inhibitors work by blocking calcineurin. Calcineurin is a protein in our bodies that helps activate our immune system to cause eczema.
Can Tacrolimus Ointment be Used Daily?
Tacrolimus ointment is intended for use for a short period of time (up to six weeks). Tacrolimus ointment should not be used every day over a long period of time.
For How long Can I Use Tacrolimus Ointment?
Long-term treatment with Tacrolimus ointment for up to 24 months is safe and efficacious in adults with atopic dermatitis.
What Are The Side Effects Of Using Tacrolimus Ointment?
Sides effects of Tacrolimus ointment include;
• Blurred vision
• Mental changes
• High blood pressure
• Unusual drowsiness
• Fast heartbeat.
Where Can I Buy Tacrolimus ointment in Nigeria?
You can buy Tacrolimus Ointment at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store in Lagos.