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Does anyone have any experience with protopic ointment for the treatment of eczema? Does it work?
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Works for some
Some people with ezcema respond well to steroid ointments.
. Others don't. Protopic works by stopping the immune system from releasing certain chemicals which can trigger the ezcema reaction. .. Different from steroids.

In brief: Works for some
Some people with ezcema respond well to steroid ointments.
. Others don't. Protopic works by stopping the immune system from releasing certain chemicals which can trigger the ezcema reaction. .. Different from steroids.
Dr. Brian Novick
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