STL Volume 7 Number 4

Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: April 2002

Update on drugs: Fluocinolone Acetonide, Hydroquinone, Tretinoin Tri-Luma®Pimecrolimus Elidel®Clindamycin, Zinc Zindaclin™ Gel Voriconazole Vfend® Imiquimod Aldara® 5% Cream
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Topical Treatment of Psoriasis in Children

Psoriasis is a common dermatosis, affecting children in North America. Many papers have stressed the treatments available for adult psoriasis, but few have dealt with this disorder in children. Topical treatment modalities continue to be the first line therapy for childhood psoriasis.
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Pimecrolimus 1% Cream (Elidel®) For Atopic Dermatitis

Pimecrolimus is an immunomodulating medication that inhibits production of inflammatory cytokines in the skin and this compound was specifically developed for the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases.