Pimecrolimus: Lichen Planus (Oral)

Generali, Joyce; Cada, Dennis J.
February 2008
Hospital Pharmacy;Feb2008, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p106
Academic Journal
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.


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