Tacrel Ointment Description:
Tacrel Ointment is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing inflammationnin the skin which causes redness and itching of the skin.
Tacrel Ointment is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.
Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Skin infection.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Is tacrolimus nephrotoxic or cytotoxic?
Tacrolimus may cause destruction of certain types of cells (cytotoxic) and may impair kidney function (nephrotoxic). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.