Protopic

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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I have blisters on both lips, somewhat like fever blisters. They sting and itch terribly. I have had these two months. I have taken Valtrex and am...

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I wrote last week about chronic lip dermatitis . I ve been using protopic for about 5 days. fingers crossed , it seems to be working however I ve...

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I have suffered from prostatitis in the past and my hemmorhoids come and go after I use protopic ointment. I work out 5 days a week and do a lot of...

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Ive been using protopic to treat dermamtitis on my glans and penis. I have been using for about 9 weeks now. Ive seen improvement but very slow....

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I have had vitiligo since 2005. I have tried Protopic and the steroid treatments a few times now but seem to always get discourage by the lack of...

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