New study focuses on treatment, resources, and impact of atopic dermatitis

March 1, 2004

Washington -- A recent prospective study has shown that treatment of atopic dermatitis with tacrolimus ointment (Protopic, Fujisawa) produced clinical improvement and reduced healthcare resource use and improved patient and caregiver quality of life, said Mark Boguniewicz, M.D., professor, division of pediatric allergy-immunology, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, and University of Colorado School of Medicine.