Protopic Ointment (generic name: tacrolimus; brand names include: Prograf / Advagraf / Topgraf) is a topical immunomodulator.
Protopic Ointment is used to treat moderate to severe eczema (atopic dermatitis).
It helps reduce the inflammation of the skin in eczema and relieve the symptoms of this condition, such as redness and itching.
Protopic Ointment 0.1% is available in 30 g tubes manufactured by Astellas.
Protopic Ointment 0.03% is available in 10 g tubes as Topgraf manufactured by GSK.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Use your medicine exactly as directed.
Protopic Ointment is usually applied twice daily.
Tell your doctor before using Protopic Ointment, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: tacrolimus.