Elidel

Elidel

pimecrolimus

Manufacturer:

Mylan Healthcare

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pimecrolimus
Indications/Uses
Short-term treatment & intermittent long-term therapy of mild to moderate of atopic dermatitis in non-immunocompromised adults & childn ≥2 yr.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Discontinue use in presence of dermatological bacterial or fungal infection & acute infectious mononucleosis. Not to be applied to potentially or pre-malignant skin lesions, areas affected by acute cutaneous viral infections. Not recommended in patients w/ Netherton's syndrome or severely inflamed/damaged skin & immunocompromised patients. Monitor patients who develop lymphadenopathy. Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Minimize or avoid exposure to sunlight or UV light. Not recommended in applying to vaccination sites. Pregnancy & lactation. Babies <3 mth.
Adverse Reactions
Application site burning. Application site irritation, pruritus & erythema, skin infections.
MIMS Class
Other Dermatologicals
ATC Classification
D11AH02 - pimecrolimus ; Belongs to the class of agents for atopic dermatitis, excluding corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Elidel cream 1%
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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