What is Protopic?

Protopic (tacrolimus) is a topical macrolide immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing cell activity in the body's immune system which helps to slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on your skin. Protopic is used to treat severe atopic dermatitis (eczema).

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Hi, I recently started using Protopic .01% for contact dermatitis around my eyes. It has been effective in clearing the dermatitis in only 3 to 4...

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Allergic reaction to protopic,contact doctor...

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Obviously, as you have noticed by...

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I have periorbital swelling between my eyes and my eyebrows. I went to the dermatologist and they said they dont know of the cause and gave me...

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Dear Concerned.,
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Your history of Periorbital Swelling has been prescribed with topical immunomodulator ie., Protopic...

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My son (4 years old) has two spots of vitiligo for the last one month. We have been using Vitix gel (Crawford Healthcare) but someone has...

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The vitix is very good and safe drug for vitiligo and other drugs can be used along with but protopic is a drug not used...

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