Tacrolimus and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports


Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old also take medication Voriconazole, and have Fungal infection. This review analyzes which people have Photosensitivity reaction with Tacrolimus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,691 people who have side effects when taking Tacrolimus from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

28,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 74 people (0.26%) have Photosensitivity reaction

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Could Tacrolimus cause Photosensitivity reaction?

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

  • female: 41.27 %
  • male: 58.73 %

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

  • 0-1: 1.72 %
  • 2-9: 6.9 %
  • 10-19: 41.38 %
  • 20-29: 10.34 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 17.24 %
  • 50-59: 17.24 %
  • 60+: 5.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fungal Infection (21 people, 28.38%)
  • Immunodeficiency Disorders (14 people, 18.92%)
  • Aspergillosis (7 people, 9.46%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 5.41%)
  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Voriconazole (19 people, 25.68%)
  • Pantoprazole (16 people, 21.62%)
  • Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim (11 people, 14.86%)
  • Prednisone (9 people, 12.16%)
  • Vfend (8 people, 10.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Actinic Keratosis (42 people, 56.76%)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (27 people, 36.49%)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin (25 people, 33.78%)
  • Photodermatosis (25 people, 33.78%)
  • Rashes (13 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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