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What is tacrolimus?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology
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In brief: Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus is an agent which suppresses the immune system. It is used in pill form to help prevent organ transplant rejection.
In ointment form, it is used in some forms of eczema.

In brief: Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus is an agent which suppresses the immune system. It is used in pill form to help prevent organ transplant rejection.
In ointment form, it is used in some forms of eczema.
Dr. Norman Levine
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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology

In brief: Immunosuppressant

It is a medication that is used to suppress the immune system, usually used to prevent organ transplant rejection (liver, kidney, heart).
Occasionally, it is also used as in ointment form to treat skin conditions - rashes like eczema.

In brief: Immunosuppressant

It is a medication that is used to suppress the immune system, usually used to prevent organ transplant rejection (liver, kidney, heart).
Occasionally, it is also used as in ointment form to treat skin conditions - rashes like eczema.
Dr. Charles Turck
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