Prograf 0.5 mg capsule: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Astellas

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Trade name: Prograf

Strength: 0.5 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Tacrolimus

Category: Immunosupressants

Pregnancy category: Tacrolimus belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.

Uses: Prograf 0.5 mg capsule is used to prevent organ rejection in patients following liver, kidney, or heart transplant.

How to use: Prograf 0.5 mg capsule should be taken only under the supervision of doctor. It is usually given twice daily. Do not stop taking tacrolimus without talking to your doctor. Your doctor will adjust the dose.

Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, heartburn, Back pain, joint pain, loss of appetite, mild stomach pain, trouble sleeping, weakness.

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Dosage: Tacrolimus is used in combination with other drugs. The dosage is depend on the type of organ transplantation. Use as directed by your physician.

Written by: : team

Date last updated: April 05th, 2016

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