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A box of Pimecrolimus 1 % Cream- 10gm

Elidel 1 % Cream (Tube-10gm) (Global Brand Variant)

  • Manufacturer Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Generic Name Pimecrolimus (1% w/w)
  • Rx Requirement This product requires a PRESCRIPTION

Pimecrolimus is an active ingredient in Elidel 1 % Cream (Tube-10gm), which comes from the drug class known as an immunosuppressant.  

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  • Uses

    Uses of Elidel 1 % Cream (Tube-10gm) (Global Brand Variant)

    • It is designed to treat a skin condition known as eczema. 

    • This cream works by terminating the activity of specific immune cells in the body that cause inflammation symptoms like redness, itching, and swelling. 

    • In addition to the above, it shouldn’t be utilized for other conditions than those listed above. 

    • The usage of this medication by pregnant and breastfeeding women is generally not safe. 

    • Please let your healthcare provider know if you don’t see any improvement, even after continuing the treatment for two weeks.

  • Description
  • General Information

    All the health and medical information provided over here is for general purposes only. We in no way can match up to the expertise and judgement of your healthcare provider. Therefore, we would recommend you to always consult your doctor first before taking any skin care medication, to certify the safety and efficacy of it on you.

  • Warning & Precautions

    • Avoid applying the cream to the areas affected by skin cancer.

    • Do not use the medicine if you are allergic to it.

    • The drug is not approved for anyone younger than two years old.

    • Do not breastfeed while you are on medication.

    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.

    • Tell your medical practitioner about your medical history and the medications you have been taking for the same.

  • Side Effects

    Side effects of Elidel 1 % Cream (Tube-10gm) (Global Brand Variant)

    The below-mentioned are Elidel skin cream side effects: -

    • Burning, stinging, or soreness of treated skin

    • Viral skin infection

    • Runny or stuffy nose

    • Headache

    • Fever, chills, body aches, sore throat, cough, swollen glands

    • A mole that has changed in color

    • Symptoms of viral skin infection.

  • Directions to use

    • Follow the instructions stated by your doctor or as mentioned on the label.

    • Wash your hands with soap before applying the medication.

    • Clean and dry the affected areas.

    • Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area.

    • Rub it gently.

    • Do not cover the treated area unless directed by your doctor.

    • Store it at room temperature. 

  • Benefits

    The following are the benefits of Elidel 1% cream 10gm: -

    • The medication can be given to children as young as 2 years old. 

    • It is a good option for treating eczema if other drugs, like a steroid cannot control it. 

    • The cream is safe to be used on the neck and face. 

    • There is a very lower chance of kidney damage as compared to Protopic. 

  • Diet and Lifestyle Advice

    Generic Pimecrolimus is used for treating eczema. There are certain over-the-counter drugs that can help treat eczema. However, a healthy diet plan and an upgraded lifestyle can help you ease up the entire treatment any day. The following are some of the healthy hacks for treating eczema:-

    • See a specialist: - Consult an eczema specialist and follow the treatment plan. You need to make sure that you stick to the plan and show consistent efforts in following them. 

    • Use sun protection: - Make sunscreen or sun protection a crucial part of your daily skincare routine. Do not step out during the day without applying SPF. Wear a protective layer of clothing to protect the exposed part from sun damage. 

    • Stay consistent: - No steps shall work without being consistent enough. Healthy, glowing skin is never an overnight result. It costs the use of the right products, treatments (only if required), diet, and of course, consistency. You need to follow the steps for at least a month to see the results.  

    • Understand your triggers: - It is important to identify and understand your triggers to keep the condition at bay. Avoid using products that are too harsh on your skin or that you are allergic to. To add on, there might be certain foods that can act as a trigger. Hence, identify such causes and try maintaining a distance. 

  • Storage

    Elidel cream is pretty easy to store. You have to just keep it at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and flame. Store it in a dry and cool place. Make sure it is away from the reach of your pets and children. Avoid keeping it on the bathroom shelf. Dispose it off in a trash bin if it expires. 

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  • Interactions with Other Drugs

    Pimecrolimus is an eczema medication that is most likely to react with certain supplements, medicines, and vitamins. Hence, it is important to let your doctor know about your medical records and ongoing treatments and share the list of your current medications or products that you use. This will help your doctor decide the right strength and understand if the drug is safe for you to use. On a general note, do not forget your SPF during the day, and make sure to put on a protective layer of clothing to protect the exposed part from getting tanned. Alongside, avoid the consumption of alcohol while you are being treated with Pimecrolimus cream. 

  • FAQs
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is Elidel cream used for?

      Elidel cream is a topical medication used for treating eczema.

    • Is Elidel a steroid cream?

      No, Elidel is not a steroid medication.

    • Can you use Elidel on your face?

      Yes, Elidel can be used on the face.

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(Dr. A. Sharma, PharmD, is a licensed pharmacist and a medical writer with 10 years of clinical experience. He strives to empower patients to understand their medications so that they become better healthcare advocates. )

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