VINGRAF Tacrolimus Capsule

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DESCRIPTION

Vingraf (Tacrolimus) is an immunosuppressant used for organ transplantation. It can be obtained only with prescription.

Manufacturer : Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Strengths available :  0.5mg  &  1mg

Storage : Store at temperature below 30 °C.

Dosage :

KIDNEY TRANSPLANT:

  • In combination with azathioprine: Initial dose:1 mg/kg orally every 12 hours. Initiate within 24 hours of surgery, but delay until renal function has recovered.
  • In combination with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)/interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptor antagonist: Initial dose:05 mg/kg orally every 12 hours. Initiate within 24 hours of surgery, but delay until renal function has recovered.

LIVER TRANSPLANT:

  • Initial dose:05 to 0.075 mg/kg orally every 12 hours. Initiate no sooner than 6 hours after surgery.

HEART TRANSPLANT:

Initial dose: 0.0375 mg/kg orally every 12 hours. Initiate no sooner than 6 hours after surgery

SIDE EFFECTS

Most common side effects are Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Renal dysfunction, Increased glucose level in blood, Tremor.

PACK SIZE

6 x 10 capsules

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