Rocimus

Rocimus

tacrolimus

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tacrolimus
Indications/Uses
Management of atopic dermatitis. Other immunologically mediated skin diseases like hand, contact & eyelid dermatitis; erosive lichen planus, steroid-induced rosacea, pyoderma gangrenosum & graft-versus-host disease.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply & rub gently in affected skin areas once (for childn) or bid (for adult). Continue treatment for 1 wk after clearing of atopic dermatitis signs & symptoms.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to tacrolimus & macrolides.
Special Precautions
Minimize skin exposure to sunlight & avoid use of UV light from a solarium, therapy w/ UVB or UVA in combination w/ psoralens. Do not apply emollients to the same area w/in 2 hr of applying tacrolimus oint. Not evaluated for the treatment of clinically infected atopic dermatitis. Increased risk of herpes viral infections. Potential local immunosuppression (possibly resulting in infections or cutaneous malignancies) in >4 yr of treatment. Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Avoid use of occlusive dressings. Patients w/ generalized erythroderma. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Application site burning & pruritus; warmth, erythema, pain, irritation, paresthesia, rash. Herpes viral infections; folliculitis; dysesthesias; alcohol intolerance.
ATC Classification
D11AH01 - tacrolimus ; Belongs to the class of agents for atopic dermatitis, excluding corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Rocimus oint 0.03% w/w
Packing/Price
10 g x 1's
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