Review: could Tacrolimus cause Photosensitivity reaction?
Summary: Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Voriconazole, and have Aspergillosis.
We study 13,505 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction and more.
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Tacrolimus has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from 13,592 Tacrolimus users)
Photosensitivity reaction has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,477 Photosensitivity reaction patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 13,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 30 people (0.22%) have Photosensitivity Reaction.
Time on Tacrolimus when people have Photosensitivity reaction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||26.67%||73.33% |
Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||14.81%||0.00%||22.22%||0.00%||25.93%||37.04%||0.00% |
Severity of Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Photosensitivity reaction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Aspergillosis (7 people, 23.33%)
- Immunosuppression (6 people, 20.00%)
- Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (2 people, 6.67%)
- Graft versus host disease (1 people, 3.33%)
- Rash (1 people, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Voriconazole (19 people, 63.33%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 30.00%)
- Vfend (7 people, 23.33%)
- Sirolimus (7 people, 23.33%)
- Mycophenolate sodium (7 people, 23.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Cephalexin for a 41-year old woman with UTI. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Myfortic, Prograf for a 59-year old woman with Transplant - Kidney, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Weight Gain, Blood Creatinine Increased
- A study of side effects of Protopic for a 46-year old woman with Dermatitis. The patient has Astigmatism (refractive error of the eye in which parallel rays of light from an external source do not converge on a single focal point on the retina)
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Ativan, Lisinopril, Zoloft, Simvastatin, Janumet for a 64-year old woman with Heartburn Prevention, Insomnia, High Blood Cholesterol, Chronic Depression, Diabetes. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- A study of drug interactions between Tacrolimus, Sirolimus for a 29-year old man with Kidney Transplant Rejection. The patient has Dehydration, Vomiting Projectile
Recent Tacrolimus related drug comparison:
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