This study is not being conducted in the United States of America (USA).
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is characterized by redness, papulation (skin
elevation) and pruritus (skin itching). The active ingredient of pimecrolimus inhibits
T-cell activation. These cells are involved in the inflammatory component of the disease.
This study will test the safety and efficacy of pimecrolimus cream 1% in atopic dermatitis
of the face in patients intolerant of, or dependent on, topical corticosteroids.
- Mild to moderate facial atopic dermatitis
- Patients intolerant of, or dependent on, topical corticosteroids
- Concurrent skin diseases (infections)
- Recently received phototherapy or systemic therapy