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Seborrheic dermatitis

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Seborrheic dermatitis/eczema is a form of eczema that can appear only on certain parts of the body. The appearance of the rash varies depending on the area of the body that is involved. On the scalp the rash typically appears red and scaly, whereas in the skin folds the rash is typically devoid of scale [...]

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Pimecrolimus (Elidel)

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Pimecrolimus (Elidel) is an immunosuppressant derived from Ascomycin. Ascomycin is produced by the fungus Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Topical Pimecrolimus (Elidel) become available for prescription around 2001.
Pimecrolimus (Elidel) cream comes in one strength (1%) and is available in 30g, 60g and 100g tubes. The most important use for Pimecrolimus (Elidel) cream is to treat Atopic Dermatitis. The [...]

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