Elida 1% Cream 15 grams
Elida 1% Cream 15 grams
What Elida 1% Cream is and what it is used?
Elida 1% cream is a whitish, odorless, clean and easy application is creamy. One gram Elida Cream 1% contains 10 mg of pimecrolimus. Does not contain steroids.
Elida 1% cream treat specific skin inflammation atopic dermatitis (eczema). Act on those cells in the skin that cause inflammation, redness and itching characteristic of mild to moderate eczema.
Elida 1% cream is available in tubes of 2 g and 15 g.
The cream is used to treat the signs and symptoms of mild to moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis) in children less than 2 years, adolescents and adult patients. When you start using it at the first signs and symptoms Elida 1% cream to prevent disease progression. Elida 1% Cream is used only if other prescribed medicines or emollients have not worked for you or if your doctor recommends you do not use other drugs.
Before using Elida 1% cream
Follow strictly the instructions given by your doctor. Read the following explanation before using Elida 1% cream.
Do not use Elida 1% cream
If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to pimecrolimus, other makrolaktami or any other component of Elida 1% cream.
If you have a weak immune defense (if you imonokomprometirani). Talk to your doctor if you have any questions.
Take special care with Elida 1% cream
Elida 1% cream is approved for children over 2 years of age. Therefore it should not be used in children below this age. Please consult with your doctor.
Elida 1% cream is intended for atopic dermatitis. Do not use with other skin conditions.
Elida 1% cream is intended for external use only. Do not apply Elida 1% cream inside the nose, eyes or mouth. If the cream accidentally gets into these areas, wipe it completely and / or rinse well with water. You should be careful not to accidentally swallow or not to get in your mouth, such as putting it in your hands.
Do not apply the cream on areas of the skin affected by active viral infections such as herpes simplex or varicella.
If your skin is infected, your doctor will recommend appropriate antimicrobial drugs. Only after complete resolution of the infection in the treated areas, you can begin treatment Elida 1% cream.
If you develop a skin infection during treatment with Elida 1% cream should consult your doctor. He may advise you to stop Elida 1% cream until the infection is completely healed.
Use of Elida 1% cream may increase the risk of infection with herpes simplex. If a severe skin infection with herpes simplex, contact your doctor immediately. Treatment with Elida 1% cream should be discontinued until the infection subsides.
Elida 1% cream may cause reactions at the application site as a feeling of warmth and / or burning sensation. These reactions are usually mild and short. If the reaction is severe, you should consult your doctor. Do not cover the treated skin area with bandages, dressings or wraps. However, you can wear normal clothing.
Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, sun lamps, or type of tanning procedures during treatment with Elida 1% cream. When you are outdoors, wear loose clothing that protects the treated with Elida 1% cream skin surface of the sun. In addition, talk to your doctor about other appropriate sunscreen.
If you have erythroderma (redness along almost the entire body) or skin disease syndrome, Netherton, consult your doctor before using Elida 1% cream. Consult your doctor if you have malignant skin lesions (tumors) or weakened immune system (if immunocompromised).
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor before starting treatment with Elida 1% cream. You should not use Elida 1% cream if you are pregnant.
Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding before you start using Elida 1% cream or any other medicine. Do not apply Elida 1% cream on her breasts while breastfeeding. Not in known whether active substance Elida 1% cream passes into breast milk after application to the skin.
Driving and operating machinery
No evidence of adverse effects of Elida 1% cream on ability to drive and use machines.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including those not prescribed by a doctor (without a prescription).
If you have extensive atopic dermatitis treatment with Elidel should be discontinued prior to vaccination. You should ask your doctor what to do.
You should avoid treatment with UVA or UVB light during treatment with Elida 1% cream. Unlikely to occur interactions with other medicines that you take.
How to use Elida 1% cream?
Use in Elida 1% cream exactly as your doctor or pharmacist. If you have any questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
You can Elida Inflict 1% cream to all parts of the skin, including head, face, neck and skin folds.
Apply the cream in the following sequence:
Wash and dry your hands.
Open the tube. (The first opening will be necessary to drill stopper using spike on top of the cap).
Squeeze cream onto your fingertip.
Apply a thin layer of 1% cream Elida, fully cover the affected skin
Rub gently all the cream.
Replace the cap of the tube.
The cream is applied twice daily, ie once in the morning and once at night. Skin moisturizing agents may be used concomitantly with Elida 1% cream. The skin of patients with atopic eczema can be very dry. Therefore, you should discuss with your doctor the appropriate procedures to maintain the moisture of your skin. If you use moisturizers, apply them immediately Elida 1% cream. Do not take a bath or shower and swim soon spreads Elida 1% cream. Thus it can be passed.
How long to use Elida 1% cream?
Long-term treatment with Elida 1% cream should be periodically and intermittently. Apply the cream as long as your doctor recommends. If there is no improvement within 6 weeks, or in case of exacerbation of the disease, consult your doctor. With prolonged treatment of eczema start using Elida 1% cream as soon as you notice the first signs of deterioration. This will help prevent the progression of symptoms and exacerbations.
Use in Elida 1% cream until symptoms of the disease disappear. If they resume, you should start treatment again.
If you apply more than the required amount Elida 1% cream
If you accidentally apply more than necessary amount of cream on your skin, just wipe of the quantity.
If you accidentally swallow a small amount of cream
If you or someone else accidentally swallows a small amount of cream, tell your doctor.
If you forget to apply Elida 1% cream
If you forget to use the cream, apply it as soon as possible and then continue to use as specified.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Elida 1% cream may have some side effects. The most common side effect of Elida 1% cream is a feeling of warmth and / or burning at the application site. Such reactions are mostly mild to moderate, occurred early in treatment and were transient. Very common side effects reported in up to 1 in every 10 patients include:
Feeling of warmth and / or burning at the application site.
Common side effects reported in 1 in every 10 to 1 in every 100 patients
Irritation, itching and redness at the application site. Skin infections (folliculitis). Include:
Uncommon adverse reactions reported in 1 in 100 to 1 in 1000 patients include skin infections such as infetigo (bacterial skin infktsiya), herpes simplex, herpes zoster, molluscum contagiosum, warts and furuncles. Adverse reactions were application site rash, pain, tingling feeling slightly peeling, dryness and swelling.
Rare side effects reported in 1 of every 1,000 to 1 in 10,000 patients include alcohol may occur intolerance (in most cases, redness, rash, burning, itching or swelling shortly after alcohol intake), allergic skin reactions (eg . dermatitis, urticaria). rarely in patients using Elida 1% cream reported cases of malignant skin lesions including lymphoma and skin cancer. However, there is no evidence to confirm or reject the connection to treatment with 1% Elida.
If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Storage Elida 1% cream
The cream is available in tubes containing 2 g and 15 g.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Do not freeze.
Store in original container.
Keep the tube in the outer carton. Keep the tube tightly closed.
Do not use the medicine after the expiry date stated on the carton and tube.
Once opened, the tube must be used within 12 months.
The active ingredient of Elida 1% pimecrolimus cream is (pimecrolimus).
Excipients Elida 1% cream are: triglycerides of medium chain length, oleic alcohol, propylene glycol, stearyl alcohol, mono-and diglycerides, sodium sulfate tsetostearil, benzyl alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, sodium hydroxide and purified water.