Pimecrolimus cream shows better tolerability

May 1, 2004

Washington - Pimecrolimus cream 1 percent showed better local tolerability than tacrolimus ointment 0.03 percent in pediatric patients with moderate atopic dermatitis, and the patients or their primary caregivers rated most of the formulation attributes of the pimecrolimus cream as being significantly better than those of the tacrolimus ointment, according to a recent Phase IV study presented at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting.