1 doctor weighed in:

Is Protopic cream a safe option for Discoid Lupus rather than strong Steroid Cream?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Preferred on face.
Another alternative is Eucrisa ointment. Protopic [tacrolimus] is only available as an ointment. Elidel [pimecrolimus] is a cream.

In brief: Yes

Preferred on face.
Another alternative is Eucrisa ointment. Protopic [tacrolimus] is only available as an ointment. Elidel [pimecrolimus] is a cream.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors