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Eczema - does protopic ointment (tacrolimus) work?

Topical medications. Protopic is equivalent to moderate strength topical corticosteroid and it is a preferred medication for eczema maintenance. It should work for treating eczema. Make sure you also use lot of skin moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and prevent flare ups. Read more...
Yes. It is not a steroid, so it is preferred on the face, especially eyelids. It is too expensive for widespread use on other areas. If you need long-term treatment in genital area, it might be appropriate. Otherwise a topical steroid is preferred. Of course attention to dry skin is basic. Read more...