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Tacrolimus Level

Your specific dose of tacrolimus (Prograf®, Protopic®) will be determined by various factors, including your weight, your tacrolimus blood levels, and other medications you are taking. This drug comes in an oral form (capsules), an injectable (IV) form, and an ointment.
 
The capsules are taken by mouth twice daily, 12 hours apart. The ointment is applied to the skin twice daily. The injection is given as a continuous slow infusion into a vein over two to six hours.
 
(Click Tacrolimus Dosage for more information on how your healthcare provider will adjust your dosage based on the levels of tacrolimus in your blood. This article also outlines specific dosing guidelines for this drug, including tips on how to safely and effectively use it.)
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