Protopic Ointment is a prescription medication that is used to treat eczema. Protopic contains the macrolide immunosuppressant drug tacrolimus and works to slow down the growth of eczema by decreasing cell activity in the body’s immune system.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Protopic Ointment include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of tacrolimus:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Protopic Ointment?
If you miss a dose of Protopic Ointment, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Protopic Ointment?
Protopic Ointment is available in a strength of 0.03%. Generic Protopic Ointment is known as tacrolimus ointment and is available in a strength of 0.1%.