(Prograf® , Tacrolimus)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Modified Release Tablets, Capsules, Modified Release Capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - granules for oral suspension - licensed; oral suspension - unlicensed
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as granules?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes, M/R capsules or tablets
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
0.2mg, 1mg sachets
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Special - oral suspsension
Are specials or imports available?
On Specials Tariff
5mg/5ml - special
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - check with manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Some preparations are licensed for nasogastric administration only i.e. Prograf® , Adoport® and Modigraf® granules for oral suspension are only licensed for nasogastric administration (not via other enteral feeding tubes)
Advice on administration via enteral tube