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Review: could Tacrolimus cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Summary: Photosensitivity reaction could be caused by Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Voriconazole, and have Aspergillosis.

We study 13,495 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,581 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Photosensitivity reaction

Photosensitivity reaction (latest reports from 27,502 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 13,478 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 29 people (0.22%) have Photosensitivity Reaction. They amount to 0.11% of all the 27,436 people who have Photosensitivity Reaction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Photosensitivity reaction in Tacrolimus reports

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Photosensitivity reaction * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Photosensitivity reaction24.14%75.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Photosensitivity reaction0.00%15.38%0.00%23.08%0.00%23.08%38.46%0.00%

Severity of Photosensitivity reaction when taking Tacrolimus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Photosensitivity reaction ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Aspergillosis (7 people, 24.14%)
  2. Immunosuppression (6 people, 20.69%)
  3. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (2 people, 6.90%)
  4. Graft versus host disease (1 people, 3.45%)
  5. Rash (1 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Voriconazole (19 people, 65.52%)
  2. Prednisone (9 people, 31.03%)
  3. Mycophenolate sodium (7 people, 24.14%)
  4. Sirolimus (7 people, 24.14%)
  5. Cyclosporine (7 people, 24.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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