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Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
9/1/2014 10:15:35 AM

Reviewer: lisa, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My teenage son uses this only on flare ups and it clears it after just a few days. I only use it once a day before bed and he hasn't had any side effects. I am afraid to use it on his face though, but some of your review state that it's ok?? I didn't think you were suppose to put a steroid on your face.

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
3/21/2014 6:59:49 AM

Reviewer: Cured, 13-18 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the only cream that healed my sons eczema extremely dry, scaly eyelids by the 2-3 application completely healed, for the body the ointment which does not come in cream held in the heat and made my son writhe from itching because his skin was also so irritated and open. I love that it is not a steroid and will continue its use on his body when his skin is more calm from inflammation---figur ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
9/18/2013 8:14:19 AM

Reviewer: kj, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Steroids (oral/topical)work the best but unfortunately limited use. Protopic does burn and cause redness/itchy when applying. Hard to put under makeup. Have been told to use asprin 1 hr prior to drinking alcohol to prevent flushing (red face).It works!

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
2/6/2013 1:50:27 AM

Reviewer: Redman, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had severe eczema since birth and have spent my life using cortisone creams and over the last 6 years immune suppressant drugs such as Azathioprine and Cyclosporin. After one application of Protopic my skin was completely clear. To me, this drug is amazing, yes it does burn but if you can leave it on for at least 5 hours and then shower it off you should see dramatic improvement the followi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
8/11/2011 11:06:12 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No side effects. I use it maybe once a week where skin erupts. I find it very effective with only 2-3 applications to "trouble spots."

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