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Yes100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.
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$5 – $191
In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
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If your Medicare co-pay is higher, you can save money by using a USARx coupon instead.
Commonly reported side effects of tacrolimus topical include: burning sensation of skin and pruritus. Other side effects include: herpes zoster infection, varicella zoster infection, and vesicobullous dermatitis. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.For the Consumer
Applies to tacrolimus topical: topical ointment
Topical route (Ointment)
Long-term safety of topical calcineurin inhibitors has not been established and rare cases of malignancy (eg, skin and lymphoma) have been reported in patients treated with topical calcineurin inhibitors, including tacrolimus ointment. Avoid continuous long-term use in any age group, and apply to limited areas of involvement with atopic dermatitis. Not indicated for use in children younger than 2 years of age. Only 0.03% tacrolimus ointment is indicated for use in children 2 to 15 years of age.
Along with its needed effects, tacrolimus topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking tacrolimus topical:
Incidence not known
Some side effects of tacrolimus topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tacrolimus topical: topical ointmentCardiovascular
Common (1% to 10%): Lymphadenopathy, peripheral edema, hypertension
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Tachycardia, syncope, valvular heart disease, vasodilationDermatologic
Very common (10% or more): Skin burning (26%), pruritus (22%), skin infection (12%)
Common (1% to 10%): Erythema, herpes simplex, pustular rash, folliculitis, urticaria, maculopapular rash, fungal dermatitis, acne, sunburn, skin disorder, vesiculobullous rash, skin tingling, face edema, dry skin, benign skin neoplasm, varicella zoster/herpes zoster, contact dermatitis, eczema, cellulitis, Kaposi's varicelliform eruption
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Cutaneous moniliasis, furunculosis, leukoderma, seborrhea, skin carcinoma, skin discoloration, skin hypertrophy, skin ulcer, sweating, rosaceaGenitourinary
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection, dysmenorrhea
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Breast neoplasm benign, cystitis, vaginal moniliasis, vaginitis
Frequency not reported: Unintended pregnancyGastrointestinal
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastroenteritis, dyspepsia, periodontal abscess, tooth disorder, alopecia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Colitis, constipation, cramps, dehydration, dry mouth/nose, gastritis, GI disorder, hernia, mouth ulceration, nail disorder, photosensitivity reaction, rectal disorder, stomatitis, tooth cariesEndocrine
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): HypothyroidismHematologic
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anemia, ecchymosisHepatic
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): BilirubinemiaImmunologic
Very common (10% or more): Influenza-like illness (28%)
Common (1% to 10%): Infection
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abscess, moniliasis, bullous impetigo, osteomyelitis,Hypersensitivity
Very common (10% or more): Allergic reaction (11%)Local
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Application site edema, application site burning, application site warmth, application site erythema, application site pain, application site irritation, application site paresthesia, application site rashMetabolic
Common (1% to 10%): Alcohol intolerance
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anorexia, arthrosis, hypercholesterolemiaMusculoskeletal
Common (1% to 10%): Back pain, myalgia, arthralgia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Arthritis, arthrosis, bone disorder, bursitis, chest pain, hypertonia, joint disorder, neck pain, tendon disorderNervous system
Very common (10% or more): Headache (11%)
Common (1% to 10%): Hyperesthesia, paresthesia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dizziness, migraine, taste perversionOcular
Common (1% to 10%): Conjunctivitis
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abnormal vision, blepharitis, conjunctival edema, dry eyes, eye pain
Frequency not reported: Ophthalmic herpes infectionOncologic
Postmarketing reports: Lymphomas, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanomaOther
Common (1% to 10%): Otitis media, pain, asthenia, cyst, ear pain
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Malaise, chills, ear disorder, edema, otitis externaPsychiatric
Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia, depression
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anxiety, thinking abnormalRespiratory
Common (1% to 10%): Cough, asthma, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dyspnea, epistaxis, laryngitis, lung disorder
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