Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus (also FK-506 or fujimycin, trade names Prograf, Advagraf, Protopic) is an immunosuppressive drug that is used mainly after allogeneic organ transplant to reduce the activity of the patient`s immune system and so lower the risk of organ rejection. It is also used in a topical preparation in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (eczema), s....
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tacrolimus

<chemical> A macrolide isolated from the culture broth of a strain of streptomyces tsukubaensis that has strong immunosuppressive activity in vivo and prevents the activation of T-lymphocytes in response to antigenic or mitogenic stimulation in vitro. ... Pharmacological action: immunosuppressive agents. ... Chemical name: 15,19-Epoxy-3H-pyri...
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tacrolimus

(tak″ro-li´mәs) an immunosuppressant derived from a species of Streptomyces, having actions similar to those of cyclosporine; administered orally or intravenously to prevent rejection of organ transplants and topically to treat moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.
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tacrolimus

A drug used to help reduce the risk of rejection by the body of organ and bone marrow transplants.
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Tacrolimus

Also known as FK506, this is an immuno-suppressive drug that is derived from a soil fungus. Its primary use has been in preventing organ rejection in transplant patient but most recently it has been approved by the FDA for use in certain dermatological conditions like atopic dermatitis. It has been thought that it could grow hair since it acts in a...
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Tacrolimus

Our Tacrolimus Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Tacrolimus Tacrolimus: A drug that suppresses the immune system and prevents transplant rejection. The drug acts by inhibiting the activation of T cells. The brand name of tacrolimus is Prograf and the brand name of tacrolimus ointment is Protopic. For furth...
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Tacrolimus

Protopic
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