What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Protopic Ointment to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN AND ANIMAL DATA WITH TOPICAL FORM; MINIMALLY ABSORBED

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: MINIMAL SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION EXPECTED

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Protopic Ointment to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Possible risk of infection, unknown risk of malignancy. 0.1% strength not approved age< 18 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Off-label use for mild to severe atopic dermatitis as steroid sparing agent. Possible risk of infection, unknown risk of malignancy.

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