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Three times weekly tacrolimus ointment reduces relapse in stabilized atopic dermatitis: a new paradigm for use.

Authors
  • Paller, Amy S
  • Eichenfield, Lawrence F
  • Kirsner, Robert S
  • Shull, Toni
  • Jaracz, Eileen
  • Simpson, Eric L
Type
Published Article
Journal
PEDIATRICS
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2008
Volume
122
Issue
6
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2008-1343
PMID: 19015204
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

For patients with stabilized moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, long-term intermittent application of tacrolimus ointment to normal-appearing but previously affected skin was significantly more effective than vehicle at maintaining disease stabilization, with a safety profile similar to vehicle.

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