Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Protopic

Descriptions


Tacrolimus topical is used on the skin to treat moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in patients who have received other medicines that have not worked well. Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition where there is itching, redness, and inflammation, much like an allergic reaction. Tacrolimus helps to suppress these symptoms which are reactions caused by the body's immune system.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Ointment