Black box warning for topical calcineurin inhibitors and the death of common sense.

@article{Fleischer2006BlackBW,
  title={Black box warning for topical calcineurin inhibitors and the death of common sense.},
  author={Alan B. Fleischer},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={2}
}
OBJECTIVE This commentary is designed to provide a clinical viewpoint regarding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its recent decision to imposed a "black box warning" on the topical calcineurin inhibitors, pimecrolimus and tacrolimus. DESIGN Select references were used to review the relevant data. RESULTS Although there is a theoretic risk of… CONTINUE READING