- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Elidel* used for?
Generic for Elidel* (Pimecrolimus) is a topical cream used to treat mild-to-moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis). This medication is prescribed in people who have not responded well to other eczema medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as topical calcineurin inhibitors. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Elidel*?
The dosage of Generic for Elidel* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Elidel*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Apply a thin layer of Generic for Elidel* cream onto the affected area of skin. Wash your hands after using the medicine.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Elidel*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Elidel* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Elidel*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Elidel*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Daivonex?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Elidel*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is used with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Elidel*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Elidel* can interact with antifungal medications and heart medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Elidel*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Elidel* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Elidel* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Elidel* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Elidel* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Elidel* can cause side effects such as burning, stinging, or irritation of the skin at the application site; acne; headache; and muscle pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are applying Generic for Elidel*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Elidel*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Elidel* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Elidel*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Elidel*?
How will Generic for Elidel* work in my body?
How should Generic for Elidel* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Elidel* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Elidel* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.