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Brand name: Tacrolimus (AN) TM

Active ingredients: tacrolimus

What it is used for

Indicated for use as an adjunct to liver, kidney, lung or heart allograft transplantation in adults and children

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Pink / Pink hard gelatin capsules, size "4" imprinted with "TCR" on cap & "ABZ 5" on body containing white to off white granular powder.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient tacrolimus

  • Food, especially food with a high-fat content, decreases the rate and extent of absorption.
  • The time of the meal affects tacrolimus bioavailability. Take tacrolimus capsules consistently everyday either with or without food.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient tacrolimus

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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