Correct Answer A: Tacrolimus is more potent than cyclosporine on a molecular weight basis
Tacrolimus is more potent than cyclosporine on a molecular weight basis hence 1-10mg tables of tacrolimus and 100s for cyclosporine. Tacrolimus is a macrolide antibiotic, not cyclosporine. Cyclosporine increases expression of TGF-beta and not tacrolimus. Both Cyclosporine and tacrolimus have some decreased absorption when ingested with a fatty meal, and it is recommended that they be taken on an empty stomach, if possible
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