ELIDEL

By Gary M. White, MD

Note: This is a summary only. Please consult the latest information when prescribing.


Elidel is pimecrolimus 1% cream

Indications

Black Box Warning

Dosage

Precautions

Pregnancy Category C

Other Information Not From the Package Insert

Malignancy

Age Restriction?

Based on the current review of the literature and their clinical experience, a large group of experts in pediatric dermatology concluded that pimecrolimus cream and tacrolimus ointment are safe and effective for the treatment of infants at least 3 months of age with AD [Pimecrolimus in atopic dermatitis: Consensus on safety and the need to allow use in infants. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2015 Jun; 26(4): 306–315].

RegionalDerm

Homepage | FAQs | Use of Images | Contact Dr. White


It is not the intention of RegionalDerm.com to provide specific medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. RegionalDerm.com only intends to provide users with information regarding various medical conditions for educational purposes and will not provide specific medical advice. Information on RegionalDerm.com is not intended as a substitute for seeking medical treatment and you should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis and for answers to your individual questions. Information contained on RegionalDerm.com should never cause you to disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment. If you live in the United States and believe you are having a medical emergency call 911 immediately.