Why do I need this medicine?
Tacrolimus is used on its own or together with other medicines to prevent the rejection of kidney, heart, or liver transplants. This medicine helps to control your body’s immune response, allowing your body to accept the transplanted organ.
How do I take this medicine?
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 to 3 hours after a meal.
If you are taking the modified-release type of tablet (usually labeled as “XL”, “XR”), swallow it whole. Do not divide, chew or crush the tablet.