Topical tacrolimus Protopic.

  title={Topical tacrolimus Protopic.},
  author={Melissa C Lazarous and Francisco A. Kerdel},
  journal={Drugs of today},
  volume={38 1},
Topical tacrolimus is the first topical immunomodulator of its kind, and its mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, metabolism and efficacy will be discussed. Multiple studies have supported the safety and efficacy of topical tacrolimus in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in both adults and children. Studies have also suggested that topical tacrolimus may be effective in the treatment of acute contact dermatitis. Although oral administration of tacrolimus proved to be efficacious in psoriasis… CONTINUE READING


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