Medicine Overview of Eczrid Lotion
Eczrid Forte Lotion is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
. It is usually used only after topical corticosteroids or emollients have not worked for you.
Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Skin infection.
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly. Eczrid Forte Lotion may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Eczrid Forte Lotion is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing inflammation
in the skin which causes redness and itching of the skin.
In Depth Information on Eczrid Lotion
Wash your hands before applying Eczrid Forte Lotion. Apply a thin layer to the areas of skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema).
- Make sure your skin affected by atopic dermatitis (eczema) is completely dry especially after bath or shower.
- Limit sun exposure during treatment even when the medicine is not applied on the skin.
Do not cover the skin being treated with bandages or dressings. You can wear normal clothing.
- Avoid getting Eczrid Forte Lotion in the eyes or mouth. If the Eczrid Forte Lotion gets on any of these areas, it should be thoroughly wiped off and/or rinsed off with water.
Stop Eczrid Forte Lotion when the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis (eczema) such as itching, rash, and redness go away or consult your doctor.
- Not recommended to be used for more than 6 weeks and if needed, treatment may be repeated with breaks in-between.
Can’t be used if your immune system is weak (for example, if you have cancer or are taking steroids for a long time).
Inform your doctor if you have any infection on your skin including chicken pox or herpes.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Many people see an improvement in their skin in as early as one week.
- Not recommended in children aged below 2 years.
Eczrid Lotion related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eczrid Forte Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Eczrid Forte Lotion is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Eczrid Forte Lotion via licking.
Eczrid Forte Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Eczrid Forte Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eczrid Forte Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Eczrid Forte Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eczrid Forte Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Eczrid Lotion
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus nephrotoxic or cytotoxic?
Tacrolimus may cause destruction of certain types of cells (cytotoxic) and may impair kidney function (nephrotoxic). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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