Discover the Alternative to Cortisone Cream: Protopic Ointment for Long-Term Use Without Side Effects – Al-Marsad Newspaper

2023-11-18 02:38:54

Al-Marsad newspaper: Dermatologist Muwafaq Tayeb revealed an alternative to cortisone cream that can be used for a long time without side effects.

Protopic ointment

Tayyeb said in a video clip he posted on his TikTok account that Elidel cream is waterproof and after a while evaporates and is used in mild cases, while Protopic ointment is not waterproof and is considered an insulator and is given for severe cases.

Protopic ointment

He explained that Protopic ointment is stronger than cream and gives the same effect as cortisone cream. But what causes cortisone side effects.

Skin itching

He continued: The cream and ointment are used for skin itching, urticaria, and eczema, explaining that using them for a long period does not cause skin atrophy or inflammation like cortisone.

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