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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

Tacrolimus has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from 13,592 Tacrolimus users)

Photosensitivity reaction

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.

Trend of Photosensitivity reaction in Tacrolimus reports

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Photosensitivity reaction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Photosensitivity reaction0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus * :

FemaleMale
Photosensitivity reaction26.67%73.33%

Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Photosensitivity reaction0.00%14.81%0.00%22.22%0.00%25.93%37.04%0.00%

Severity of Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Photosensitivity reaction0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Photosensitivity reaction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Photosensitivity reaction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Aspergillosis (7 people, 23.33%)
  2. Immunosuppression (6 people, 20.00%)
  3. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (2 people, 6.67%)
  4. Graft versus host disease (1 people, 3.33%)
  5. Rash (1 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Voriconazole (19 people, 63.33%)
  2. Prednisone (9 people, 30.00%)
  3. Vfend (7 people, 23.33%)
  4. Sirolimus (7 people, 23.33%)
  5. Mycophenolate sodium (7 people, 23.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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