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Prograf Drug Description
PROGRAF®
(tacrolimus) Capsules
(tacrolimus) Injection
For intravenous infusion only

WARNING
Increased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe Prograf. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with adequate laboratory and supportive medical resources. The physician responsible for maintenance therapy should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tacrolimus (Prograf)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain in the lower back or side;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
painful urination, blood in your urine;
problems with your vision, speech, or coordination;
tremor (shaking), headache, confusion, numbness or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Prograf »




Prograf is available for oral administration as capsules (tacrolimus capsules) containing the equivalent of 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 5 mg of anhydrous tacrolimus. Inactive ingredients include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. The 0.5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide, the 1 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide, and the 5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide.
Prograf is also available as a sterile solution (tacrolimus injection) containing the equivalent of 5 mg anhydrous tacrolimus in 1 mL for administration by intravenous infusion only. Each mL contains polyoxyl 60 hydrogenated castor oil (HCO-60), 200 mg, and dehydrated alcohol, USP, 80.0% v/v. Prograf injection must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection or 5% Dextrose Injection before use.
Tacrolimus, previously known as FK506, is the active ingredient in Prograf.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide immunosuppressant produced by Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
Chemically, tacrolimus is designated as [3S [3R*[E(1S*,3S*,4S*)],
4S*,5R*,8S*,9E,12R*,14R*,15S*,16R*,18S*,19S*,26aR*]]
-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl)-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-8-(2-propenyl)-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]
oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)-tetrone, monohydrate.
The chemical structure of tacrolimus is:








Tacrolimus has an empirical formula of C44H69NO12•H2O
and a formula weight of 822.03. Tacrolimus appears as white crystals or crystalline
powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, and
very soluble in methanol and chloroform.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/17/2009




Prograf Drug Description
PROGRAF®
(tacrolimus) Capsules
(tacrolimus) Injection
For intravenous infusion only

WARNING
Increased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe Prograf. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with adequate laboratory and supportive medical resources. The physician responsible for maintenance therapy should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tacrolimus (Prograf)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain in the lower back or side;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
painful urination, blood in your urine;
problems with your vision, speech, or coordination;
tremor (shaking), headache, confusion, numbness or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Prograf »




Prograf is available for oral administration as capsules (tacrolimus capsules) containing the equivalent of 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 5 mg of anhydrous tacrolimus. Inactive ingredients include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. The 0.5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide, the 1 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide, and the 5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide.
Prograf is also available as a sterile solution (tacrolimus injection) containing the equivalent of 5 mg anhydrous tacrolimus in 1 mL for administration by intravenous infusion only. Each mL contains polyoxyl 60 hydrogenated castor oil (HCO-60), 200 mg, and dehydrated alcohol, USP, 80.0% v/v. Prograf injection must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection or 5% Dextrose Injection before use.
Tacrolimus, previously known as FK506, is the active ingredient in Prograf.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide immunosuppressant produced by Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
Chemically, tacrolimus is designated as [3S [3R*[E(1S*,3S*,4S*)],
4S*,5R*,8S*,9E,12R*,14R*,15S*,16R*,18S*,19S*,26aR*]]
-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl)-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-8-(2-propenyl)-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]
oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)-tetrone, monohydrate.
The chemical structure of tacrolimus is:








Tacrolimus has an empirical formula of C44H69NO12•H2O
and a formula weight of 822.03. Tacrolimus appears as white crystals or crystalline
powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, and
very soluble in methanol and chloroform.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/17/2009




Prograf Drug Description
PROGRAF®
(tacrolimus) Capsules
(tacrolimus) Injection
For intravenous infusion only

WARNING
Increased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe Prograf. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with adequate laboratory and supportive medical resources. The physician responsible for maintenance therapy should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tacrolimus (Prograf)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain in the lower back or side;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
painful urination, blood in your urine;
problems with your vision, speech, or coordination;
tremor (shaking), headache, confusion, numbness or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Prograf »




Prograf is available for oral administration as capsules (tacrolimus capsules) containing the equivalent of 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 5 mg of anhydrous tacrolimus. Inactive ingredients include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. The 0.5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide, the 1 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide, and the 5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide.
Prograf is also available as a sterile solution (tacrolimus injection) containing the equivalent of 5 mg anhydrous tacrolimus in 1 mL for administration by intravenous infusion only. Each mL contains polyoxyl 60 hydrogenated castor oil (HCO-60), 200 mg, and dehydrated alcohol, USP, 80.0% v/v. Prograf injection must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection or 5% Dextrose Injection before use.
Tacrolimus, previously known as FK506, is the active ingredient in Prograf.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide immunosuppressant produced by Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
Chemically, tacrolimus is designated as [3S [3R*[E(1S*,3S*,4S*)],
4S*,5R*,8S*,9E,12R*,14R*,15S*,16R*,18S*,19S*,26aR*]]
-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl)-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-8-(2-propenyl)-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]
oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)-tetrone, monohydrate.
The chemical structure of tacrolimus is:








Tacrolimus has an empirical formula of C44H69NO12•H2O
and a formula weight of 822.03. Tacrolimus appears as white crystals or crystalline
powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, and
very soluble in methanol and chloroform.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/17/2009




Prograf Drug Description
PROGRAF®
(tacrolimus) Capsules
(tacrolimus) Injection
For intravenous infusion only

WARNING
Increased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe Prograf. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with adequate laboratory and supportive medical resources. The physician responsible for maintenance therapy should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tacrolimus (Prograf)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain in the lower back or side;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
painful urination, blood in your urine;
problems with your vision, speech, or coordination;
tremor (shaking), headache, confusion, numbness or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Prograf »




Prograf is available for oral administration as capsules (tacrolimus capsules) containing the equivalent of 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 5 mg of anhydrous tacrolimus. Inactive ingredients include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. The 0.5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide, the 1 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide, and the 5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide.
Prograf is also available as a sterile solution (tacrolimus injection) containing the equivalent of 5 mg anhydrous tacrolimus in 1 mL for administration by intravenous infusion only. Each mL contains polyoxyl 60 hydrogenated castor oil (HCO-60), 200 mg, and dehydrated alcohol, USP, 80.0% v/v. Prograf injection must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection or 5% Dextrose Injection before use.
Tacrolimus, previously known as FK506, is the active ingredient in Prograf.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide immunosuppressant produced by Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
Chemically, tacrolimus is designated as [3S [3R*[E(1S*,3S*,4S*)],
4S*,5R*,8S*,9E,12R*,14R*,15S*,16R*,18S*,19S*,26aR*]]
-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl)-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-8-(2-propenyl)-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]
oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)-tetrone, monohydrate.
The chemical structure of tacrolimus is:








Tacrolimus has an empirical formula of C44H69NO12•H2O
and a formula weight of 822.03. Tacrolimus appears as white crystals or crystalline
powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, and
very soluble in methanol and chloroform.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/17/2009




Prograf Drug Description
PROGRAF®
(tacrolimus) Capsules
(tacrolimus) Injection
For intravenous infusion only

WARNING
Increased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe Prograf. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with adequate laboratory and supportive medical resources. The physician responsible for maintenance therapy should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tacrolimus (Prograf)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain in the lower back or side;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
painful urination, blood in your urine;
problems with your vision, speech, or coordination;
tremor (shaking), headache, confusion, numbness or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Prograf »




Prograf is available for oral administration as capsules (tacrolimus capsules) containing the equivalent of 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 5 mg of anhydrous tacrolimus. Inactive ingredients include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. The 0.5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide, the 1 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide, and the 5 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide and ferric oxide.
Prograf is also available as a sterile solution (tacrolimus injection) containing the equivalent of 5 mg anhydrous tacrolimus in 1 mL for administration by intravenous infusion only. Each mL contains polyoxyl 60 hydrogenated castor oil (HCO-60), 200 mg, and dehydrated alcohol, USP, 80.0% v/v. Prograf injection must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection or 5% Dextrose Injection before use.
Tacrolimus, previously known as FK506, is the active ingredient in Prograf.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide immunosuppressant produced by Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
Chemically, tacrolimus is designated as [3S [3R*[E(1S*,3S*,4S*)],
4S*,5R*,8S*,9E,12R*,14R*,15S*,16R*,18S*,19S*,26aR*]]
-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl)-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-8-(2-propenyl)-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]
oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)-tetrone, monohydrate.
The chemical structure of tacrolimus is:








Tacrolimus has an empirical formula of C44H69NO12•H2O
and a formula weight of 822.03. Tacrolimus appears as white crystals or crystalline
powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, and
very soluble in methanol and chloroform.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/17/2009





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  by Bs Trương Lê Đạo
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All flu shots are now on board.  No easy feat these days. (Cue James Bond music.)  And Loren as a caregiver is also all on board with his shots.  […]


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