Pimecrolimus
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Pimecrolimus?

(pim e KROE li mus)

• This medicine is used to treat skin irritation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have a skin disease called Netherton's syndrome, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened immune system, talk with healthcare provider.

• The risk of cancer is higher after using this medicine.

• Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area unless told to do so by healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are...

 
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