Protopic 0.03% - 30Gm Ointment
Protopic is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis.
Protopic may be used alone or with other medications.
Protopic belongs to a class of drugs called Immunosuppressive Agents, Topical; Calcineurin Inhibitors.
•Indicated as second-line therapy for the short-term and non-continuous chronic treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.
Points of interest:
During the course of treatment, patients should minimize or avoid natural or artificial sunlight exposure, even while PROTOPIC is not on the skin.
How to use:
Apply a thin layer to the affected areas of skin, usually twice daily or as directed by your doctor. Rub the medication into the skin gently and completely. Wash your hands after using this product unless your hands are being treated.
•Stinging, burning, soreness, or itching in the area of treated skin may occur during the first few days of treatment.
•Increased sensitivity of the skin to hot/cold/pain/touch may also occur
•This product is for use on the skin only.
•Avoid getting this medication in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth.
•Do not apply this medication to open wounds or infected areas.
•Stop using it once your eczema has cleared and to start using it again if symptoms reappear.
•Interactions of PROTOPIC Ointment with systemically administered drugs are unlikely to occur.
How to store:
Keep at room temperature.