Elidel - dermatological  Packing Elidel
 anti-inflammatory drug.

Comments about Elidel confirm the high therapeutic efficacy of the agent.

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Structural analogues of Elidel on the main activities of the components is unknown.

The composition and the form of Elidel

According to the instructions issued in the form of Elidel 1% cream in tubes of 15, 30 and 100 g per gram Elidel contains 0, 01 g of pimecrolimus - active ingredient cream. In addition, the cream contains the following additional ingredients: oleyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, propilenglyukol, triglycerides, monoglycerides, benzyl alcohol, diglycerides, tsetostearil sulfate, sodium hydroxide, citric acid, purified water.

Pharmacological action

The cream has the ability to selectively inhibit the synthesis and release of tissue components that are key mediators of inflammatory reactions - mediators of mast cells and T-lymphocytes.

In many reviews to Elidel it says that with regular use medication effectively relieves the itching and reduces the severity of inflammation and tissue damage, and without causing increased sensitivity atrophy and skin irritation.

Unique pharmacological action Elidel cream is a combination of anti-inflammatory action, the selectivity to the skin, c low ability systemic exposure to the immune system.

Some reviews Elidel indicate that the drug long-term use significantly reduces the frequency of flare-ups of atopic dermatitis.

Indications for use Elidel

According to the instructions the use of Elidel Elidel or analogues is indicated for the treatment of short-term or long-term treatment of symptoms and manifestations of atopic dermatitis (eczema) in adults, adolescents and children aged three months.

Elidel - Instructions for use

According to the instructions, or analogues Elidel Elidel should be immediately used in the treatment immediately after the appearance of the first symptoms of eczema.

Elidel should be applied morning and evening a thin layer to the affected area of ​​the skin of any part of the body. After applying the cream should be carefully rubbed into the skin until completely absorbed. According to the instructions are not recommended bandage on cream. During treatment, patients should be to minimize sun exposure to natural or artificial skin.

Elidel is applied as long as there are symptoms of eczema. In the future, the cream is recommended at the first sign of relapse.

With continued severity of symptoms within six weeks after the application is necessary Elidel be retested to confirm the diagnosis of eczema (atopic dermatitis).

Softening preparations  Elidel Cream
 It recommended immediately after applying Elidel. After water treatments emollients should be used before applying the cream.

Contraindications to the use of Elidel

  • hypersensitivity to any component of Elidel;
  • Children under the age of three months;
  • fungal, acute bacterial, viral skin lesions;
  • extensive destruction of skin from his erythroderma (redness);
  • immunity disorders;
  • Malignant neoplasms of the skin;
  • pregnancy;
  • alcohol during therapy;
  • lactation.

Side effect

During the application of Elidel sometimes occur following adverse symptoms:

  • feeling of warmth or burning sensation at the site of Elidel;
  • fungal infections and skin lesions (herpes simplex, molluscum contagiosum, inflammation of the hair follicle, skin papilloma);
  • allergic reactions (angioedema, rash, very rarely - anaphylactic shock);
  • very rarely - decreased or increased pigmentation of the skin at the site of Elidel;
  • exacerbation of underlying disease;
  • malaise.

Storage conditions

Elidel should be stored at temperatures not exceeding 25 ° C.

The drug does not freeze!

Shelf life - 2 years. Opening the package of cream should be used within two months.