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Can you help me I want to know if protopic ointment is a cortisteroid, or better or worse?

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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Different

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: Different

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
Dr. Brian Novick
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