Clinical comparison pushes AD treatment toward potency chart

February 7, 2004

Interim data from three studies released at the 62nd annual conferenceof the American Academy of Dermatology support preliminary data presentedlast month demonstrating that tacrolimus ointment (Protopic, Fujisawa) ismore effective than pimecrolimus cream (Elidel, Novartis) in the treatmentof adult and pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis.