Doctor just started me this weekend on 60mg Elidel for my progressive Psorasis which has also turned into Psoratic Arthritis. Anyone had success with this for either ailment? Any concerns, I haven't had any side effects for 3 days, and wife says skin is looking better.
Good morning; Quando62, This is good no side effects in 3 days and you just started it and it seems to be working well on the Psorasis. Here is the main use for this cream and remember just a little amount goes a long ways like we used to say if you can see it on you than your using to much rub it in well and just keep your eye out for any side effects which are pretty rare. But here are some reason's they also use when they have tried others and get no results.(((Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing your body's immune system to help slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on your skin. Elidel Cream is used to treat severe atopic dermatitis (eczema} when other medications have not worked well. Elidel Cream))) Also for severe cases it does help with soreness In joints like arthritis by taking some of the inflammation out of joints. This one I know has been very effective for the right people that the standard creams don't work. And just because it's a cream always remember to tell the doctor or pharmacist of any other medications your on many people think because your rubbing a cream on that it does not effect pills you are taking. So always keep your info at the pharmacy up to date. And double check of any otc over the counter meds you might be taking.Just follow the directions on the label and maybe you finally got something that is going to help your condition. Skin problems can be very upsetting. Best of luck Chuck1957
feel free to read anything if you notice it and we can see if we can help you or check with the doctor or pharmacist. they all work together. Have a great Monday. Chuck.
Quando62: Glad to be of some help, We have a lot of different people here that if we can are always here to help each other. Please feel free to bookmark this site so you know where to come for help or a question. The chance are pretty good that someone else is going through or has been through the same problems. you take care and have a great weekend. Chuck1957
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