topgraf 0.1 ointment
topgraf 0.1 ointment is used to treat eczema (atopic dermatitis). It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.
topgraf 0.1 ointment is used for external use. It should be used 2-4 times a day on the affected area or use it as suggested by the doctor. It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster. You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after two weeks of treatment or if the skin gets worse.
It is a safe medicine with few side effects, but you may get an application site reaction like burning, irritation, itching, and redness. This medicine is not normally recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding unless it is clearly needed. click more: topgraf
USES OF TOPGRAF OINTMENT
Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients
BENEFITS OF TOPGRAF OINTMENT
In Prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients
Topgraf 0.1% Ointment belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressants. Organ rejection happens when your immune system treats the new organ as an invader and attacks it. This medicine weakens your immune response (which usually fights infection) and reduces the chance of your body attacking the transplanted organ. It is used in combination with other medicines to make it much more likely that your transplant operation will be successful. You should continue taking the medicine and should not stop it until your doctor says so.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TOPGRAF OINTMENT
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Topgraf
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
- Increased glucose level in blood
- Increased thirst
- Kidney damage
- Liver damage
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE TOPGRAF OINTMENT
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.
HOW TOPGRAF OINTMENT WORKS
Topgraf 0.1% Ointment is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.
TOPGRAF 0.1% contains Tacrolimus which belongs to the group of medicines called immunosuppressants. Atopic dermatitis is an auto-immune skin disease, in which your skin becomes inflamed, red and itchy. Tacrolimus alters this abnormal immune function and relieves your skin from inflammation and itching. The most common side effects of applying this medicine are itching and burning sensation on the skin. This side effects are mild-moderate and generally disappears within 1 week of therapy.
USES OF TOPGRAF 0.1%
Treats and prevents moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) in adults
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Apply this medicine as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of the medicine to affected areas of your skin. Do not cover the treated skin with bandages. Wash your hands after application. Avoid contact of this medicine with eyes, ears, nose or mouth, if happens wipe it or rinse it thoroughly with water. Continue to use this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TOPGRAF 0.1%
- Itching and burning sensation on the skin
- Skin tingling, rash, redness or pain
- Increased skin sensitivity
- Local skin infection (infected hair follicles, generalized herpes simplex infections)
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Avoid consumption of alcohol while using this medicine, because drinking alcohol might cause your face or skin to become flushed.
Do not apply this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to tacrolimus, sirolimus, or to any macrolide-antibiotics.
Before applying this medicine, inform your doctor if you:
Have any skin malignancies, a weak immune system, an inherited skin barrier disease (e.g. Netherton’s syndrome, lamellar ichthyosis, generalised erythroderma), swollen lymph nodes or infected lesions
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