What is Protopic?
Protopic is a topical macrolide immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing cell activity in the body's immune system which helps to slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on the skin.
What is Protopic used for?
Protopic is used to treat severe atopic dermatitis (eczema).
How will Protopic work?
Protopic can lower the blood cells that shall help the body fight infections. This can make it easier to get sick from a virus like chicken pox or herpes (cold sores or shingles). Inform the doctor in case of been exposed to any illness.
How to use Protopic?
Use Protopic exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash hands before and after using Protopic, unless using the medication to treat a hand condition.
How long to consume Protopic?
Protopic is not for long-term use. Stop using the medicine once symptoms might have have cleared up, unless the doctor has told otherwise.