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Switching between liquid and tablet/capsule formulations - Which medicines require extra care?

19 July 2021For a small number of medicines, there are differences in equivalent doses of oral formulations of the same medicine. This needs to be considered when…

Safety in Lactation: Topical preparations for eczema and psoriasis

23 September 2020Topical preparations for eczema and psoriasis are considered to pose a negligible risk to a breastfeeding infant as long as precautions are taken to avoid…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

PrografAstellas Pharma Ltd

Astellas Pharma Ltd
Prograf
Capsules 500 micrograms, 1mg, 5mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Keep in original package to protect from moisture.
18 September 2015

AdvagrafAstellas Pharma Ltd

Astellas Pharma Ltd
Advagraf
Capsules m/r 500 micrograms, 1mg, 3mg, 5mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Keep in original package to protect from moisture
18 September 2015

CapexionGenerics UK Ltd

Generics UK Ltd
Capexion
Capsules 500micrograms, 1mg, 5mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Soft capsule. Protect from light and moisture.
18 September 2015

TacniTeva UK Ltd

Teva UK Ltd
Tacni
Capsules 500micrograms, 1mg, 5mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Soft capsule. Protect from light and moisture.
18 September 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Oral / Parenteral

Oral / Parenteral
Yes
See summary
Significant published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
Monitor infant plasma levels if there is a concern about toxicity
15 September 2019

For topical use

For topical use
Yes
Indicated for moderate-severe atopic eczema/ facial, flexor & genital psoriasis
See summary for specific comments
15 September 2019