Olmis Forte Ointment

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Olmis Forte Ointment Information

Olmis Forte Ointment, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Heart Transplant. Other than this, Olmis Forte Ointment has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Olmis Forte Ointment depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Olmis Forte Ointment side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Olmis Forte Ointment normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Olmis Forte Ointment's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Olmis Forte Ointment has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Olmis Forte Ointment related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Infections, Diabetes Type 2 must refrain from the use of Olmis Forte Ointment since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Olmis Forte Ointment contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Olmis Forte Ointment may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Olmis Forte Ointment is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Olmis Forte Ointment Benefits & Uses

Olmis Forte Ointment is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Olmis Forte Ointment Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Atopic Dermatitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice

Olmis Forte Ointment Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Olmis Forte Ointment safe for pregnant women?


    Olmis may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Olmis, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Olmis Forte Ointment safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Olmis. If you see any side effects, stop taking Olmis immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Olmis again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olmis Forte Ointment on the Kidneys?


    Olmis may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olmis Forte Ointment on the Liver?


    Olmis may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olmis Forte Ointment on the Heart?


    Olmis can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

    Severe


Olmis Forte Ointment Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Olmis Forte Ointment unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Olmis Forte Ointment

  • Is this Olmis Forte Ointment habit forming or addictive?


    Olmis Forte Ointment does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Olmis Forte Ointment since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Olmis Forte Ointment only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Olmis Forte Ointment for mental disorders.

    No

Olmis Forte Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Olmis Forte Ointment


    There is no information on the effects of taking Olmis Forte Ointment with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Olmis Forte Ointment


    Consumption of alcohol and Olmis Forte Ointment together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Olmis Forte Ointment

Question about 5 years ago

Is Olmis safe to use?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Olmis is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as headache, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting. If you experience any discomfort after taking this do inform your doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Olmis?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Olmis is a brand name of tacrolimus and it is available in the form of a capsule, granules for oral suspension, an extended-release tablet, injectables, and ointment. It belongs to the class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. Olmis is a prescription drug that is used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants (liver and kidney). The topical form of Olmis is used to treat eczema. 

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Olmis without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

No, Olmis is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take for this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before using this medication by himself or herself.

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely use Olmis?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Take Olmis as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Olmis cause headache?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Olmis may cause a headache. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prograf® (tacrolimus)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 881

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1165-1167



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