Neoral vs Tacrolimus

Neoral
(Rx)
Tacrolimus
(Rx)
Neoral is an arthritis medication and an immunosuppressive medication.
Tacrolimus is a skin medication and an immunosuppressive medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 14, 1995
August 10, 2009
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,165 Discussions
5,431 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Psoriasis
#2 for Transplant
#3 for Cancer
#4 for Arthritis
#5 for RA
Neoral is prescribed for Psoriasis and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is used in Transplant.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Eczema
#2 for Transplant
#3 for Itching
#5 for Dermatitis
#6 for Skin Problems
#7 for Rash
#8 for Rosacea
#9 for Burning
#10 for Acne
Tacrolimus is prescribed for Eczema, Itching, Atopic Dermatitis, Dermatitis, Skin Problems and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in Transplant.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Neo
Nausea
8
High Blood Pressure
8
Weight Gain
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Diabetes
2
Stomach Problems
2
Common Cold
2
Fever
2
Immunosuppressive State
2
Skin Cancer
2
Tac
Diabetes
6
Immunosuppressive State
5
Shaking
4
Skin Cancer
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Nausea
3
Kidney Failure
2
Dry Eyes
2
Weight Gain
2
Hyperglycemia
2
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Neoral
Neo
Tacrolimus
Tac
Nausea
Neo
Tac
8
3
High Blood Pressure
Neo
Tac
8
3
Weight Gain
Neo
Tac
3
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Neo
Tac
3
0
Diabetes
Neo
Tac
2
6
Stomach Problems
Neo
Tac
2
0
Common Cold
Neo
Tac
2
0
Fever
Neo
Tac
2
0
Immunosuppressive State
Neo
Tac
2
5
Skin Cancer
Neo
Tac
2
3
Diabetes
Tac
Neo
6
2
Immunosuppressive State
Tac
Neo
5
2
Shaking
Tac
Neo
4
0
Skin Cancer
Tac
Neo
3
2
High Blood Pressure
Tac
Neo
3
8
Nausea
Tac
Neo
3
8
Kidney Failure
Tac
Neo
2
0
Dry Eyes
Tac
Neo
2
0
Weight Gain
Tac
Neo
2
3
Hyperglycemia
Tac
Neo
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Neoral during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tacrolimus during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Neoral and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tacrolimus and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 25 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 100 mg/mL
Capsule: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 5 mg
Tablet: 0.75 mg, 1 mg, 4 mg
Ointment: 0.03%, 0.1%
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Cyclosporine Modified
Tacrolimus, Tacrolimus Anhydrous
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Neoral and Tacrolimus: Should not be taken together. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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