TITLE

Pimecrolimus: Lichen Planus (Oral)

AUTHOR(S)
Generali, Joyce; Cada, Dennis J.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Hospital Pharmacy;Feb2008, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of topical pimecrolimus cream in the treatment of oral lichen planus. A brief description of lichen planus is provided. To treat lichen planus, one percent of pimecrolimus cream is applied twice daily to affected areas for 4 weeks and up to 3 months. Studies have shown that tropical pimecrolimus was tolerated by most patients.
ACCESSION #
29976250

 

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