1. Buy Prograf 0.5mg Online
Prograf 0.5Mg Capsule belongs to a group of medicines which are known as immunosuppressants. Thus, the drugs effectively weakens the immune system in order to make it easier for the body to adjust itself with the new organ that has been transplanted. The transplanted organ may be a heart, kidney or even liver.
2. How To Prograf 0.5mg Work?
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.
3. What is Prograf 0.5mg Capsule?
Prograf 0.5Mg Capsule can be taken orally either with a meal or without. Although it is best advised that the medicine is taken without food, patients who suffer from nausea and experience stomach problems can take it along with a meal. But in this case, the body absorbs a smaller amount of the drug. However, your choice of taking the medicine should be constant. Do not take the drug without meal on some occasions and with meal on others. This will greatly affects the amount of medicine the body takes in at a time.
The dosage of the medicine generally depends on the weight of the patient, his health, results of the blood tests done and the body’s response to the treatment. Before you discontinue with Prograf 0.5Mg Capsule seek your doctor’s advice.
Side effects are a part and parcel of taking medicine. Some side effects are temporary and disappear with time, whereas other can be more severe results in major complications. Prograf 0.5Mg Capsule results in some minor side effects which include appetite loss, headache, problems with sleep, diarrhea and a tingling sensation in the hands and the feet.
A few major side effects include kidney problems, irregular heartbeat, dizziness and severe pain in the stomach. There is also a rare chance that a patient may develop a brain infection, which can result in severe complications. Thus, if you experience symptoms like excessive weakness, problems with concentration and thinking, problems with muscle mobility, seizure and vision issues, seek medical help immediately.
4. How To Take Prograf 0.5mg Capsule?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prograf 0.5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Prograf 0.5mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
5. Side Effects of Prograf 0.5mg
- Abdominal pain
- Swelling of feet or lower legs
- Blurred vision
- Weight loss
- Acid or sour stomach
- Loss of strength
- Body pain
- Scaly skin
6. Warning of Prograf 0.5mg Capsule
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prograf 0.5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prograf 0.5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
7. Precaution of Prograf 0.5mg Capsule
Best taken on an empty stomach as food can interfere with its effects.
Take it at the same time every day to achieve a stable level of immunosuppression.
Requires regular blood tests to measure the levels of medicine in blood.
Blood samples are drawn in the morning, within 1 hour before taking Prograf. Hence, carry a dose to the laboratory and take it right after the blood test.
Common side effects include headache, numbness, sleeplessness, numbness/tingling of hands and feet, and kidney problems.
Prograf may also increase the risk of infection.
Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illnesses.
8. Uses of Prograf 0.5mg
Prograf 0.5mg Capsule is used for prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients.
9. Storage of Prograf 0.5mg
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).
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