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Is elidel safe?

May Treat: ·

Drug Class: Dermatological – Calcineurin Inhibitors

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

May Treat: ·

Drug Class: Dermatological – Calcineurin Inhibitors

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: NOVARTIS · VALEANT/BAUSCH

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
  • Tell MD if find swollen glands, lumps or growths.
  • Not recommended when breast feeding
  • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
  • Tell MD if find swollen glands, lumps or growths.
  • Not recommended when breast feeding
  • Unless MD directs, do not use in kids less than 2
  • Do not apply to raw skin or open wounds.
  • Apply a thin layer to affected areas
  • Avoid contact with eyes, inside of nose or mouth.
  • Skin may be more prone to sunburn
  • Use sunscreen

What are side effects of Elidel?Any warnings while using Elidel?Does Elidel interact with any drugs?Is Elidel contraindicated for any condition?How to use Elidel?What if you missed a dose of Elidel?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askIs it safe to use Elidel on children?Is it safe to use Elidel on children?Do not use Elidel Cream, 1% continuously for a long time. Use Elidel Cream, 1% only on areas of your skin that have eczema. Do not use Elidel Cream, 1% on a child under 2 years of age. Who should not use Elidel Cream, 1%?

    Precautions

    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell MD if find swollen glands, lumps or growths.
    • Not recommended when breast feeding
    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell MD if find swollen glands, lumps or growths.
    • Not recommended when breast feeding
    • Unless MD directs, do not use in kids less than 2
    • Do not apply to raw skin or open wounds.
    • Apply a thin layer to affected areas
    • Avoid contact with eyes, inside of nose or mouth.
    • Skin may be more prone to sunburn
    • Use sunscreen

    What are side effects of Elidel?Any warnings while using Elidel?Does Elidel interact with any drugs?Is Elidel contraindicated for any condition?How to use Elidel?What if you missed a dose of Elidel?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Is it safe to use Elidel on children? Do not use Elidel Cream, 1% continuously for a long time. Use Elidel Cream, 1% only on areas of your skin that have eczema. Do not use Elidel Cream, 1% on a child under 2 years of age. Who should not use Elidel Cream, 1%?

    Is it safe to use Elidel cream under occlusion? The safety of Elidel Cream, 1% under occlusion, which may promote systemic exposure, has not been evaluated. Avoid use of Elidel Cream, 1% with occlusive dressings. Cream, 1%. Each gram of Elidel Cream, 1% contains 10 mg of pimecrolimus in a whitish cream base.

    When to stop using Elidel for eczema? Use Elidel Cream, 1% exactly as your doctor tells you to use it. Stop Elidel Cream, 1% when the signs and symptoms of eczema, such as itching, rash, and redness go away, or as directed by your doctor. Wash your hands before using Elidel Cream, 1%. If you apply Elidel Cream, 1% after a bath or shower, make sure your skin is dry.

    Do you have to wash your hands before using Elidel? Elidel Cream is for use on the skin only (topical). Do not get the cream in your eyes, nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Wash your hands before and after using this medicine, unless you are using the medication to treat a hand condition.

    How old do you have to be to use Elidel cream?

    How old do you have to be to use Elidel cream? Elidel Cream, 1% is not indicated for use in children less than 2 years of age [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1), Use in Specific Populations (8.4)].

    Is it safe to use Elidel under occlusion? Continuous long-term use of Elidel Cream, 1% should be avoided, and application should be limited to areas of involvement with atopic dermatitis [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]. The safety of Elidel Cream, 1% under occlusion, which may promote systemic exposure, has not been evaluated.

    Are there any side effects to taking Elidel? Elidel is associated with an increased risk of certain infections, including folliculitis, pneumonia, impetigo, sinusitis, otitis media, and influenza. Between 3% and 8% of users may be affected. 2 

    Can you use Elidel if you have chicken pox? Elidel Cream may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use Elidel if you are allergic to pimecrolimus, or if you have a bacterial or viral skin infection (including herpes or chicken pox).