Elidel

Elidel

pimecrolimus

Manufacturer:

Viatris

Distributor:

Pharmline Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pimecrolimus
Indications/Uses
Short-term & intermittent long-term therapy in the treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in non-immunocompromised patients ≥2 yr, in whom the use of alternate, conventional therapies is inadvisable.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply thinly on the affected skin bd & rub in gently & completely.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Do not apply to potentially malignant 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 (erythroderma) & immunocompromised patients. Discontinue use in the presence of acute mononucleosis. Monitor patients who develop lymphadenopathy. Minimize or avoid natural or artificial sunlight exposure. May cause mild & transient reactions (eg, warmth feeling &/or burning sensation) at the application site. Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Do not use w/ occlusive dressings. Not recommended in applying to vaccination sites. Pregnancy & lactation. Not recommended in childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Application site burning. Application site reactions (irritation, pruritus & erythema), skin infections (folliculitis).
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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