Elidel® (Pimecrolimus) - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter

 

Elidel® (Pimecrolimus)

 

 

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COMPLIANCE

 

 

  • Compliance is a major issue in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
  • Patients must be instructed to use an emollient daily and after bathing / showering. Emollients help to keep the skin barrier intact.
  • Elidel cream is to be applied at the very first signs /symptoms of recurrence (itch/ redness). The cream must be applied BID.

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