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Document type:
Journal Article; Review; Article 
Author(s):
Ring, J; Möhrenschlager, M; Henkel, V 
Title:
The US FDA 'black box' warning for topical calcineurin inhibitors: an ongoing controversy. 
Abstract:
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurrent intense pruritus and a distinctive distribution of skin lesions. The topical calcineurin inhibitors tacrolimus and pimecrolimus were approved in the USA, as an ointment and a cream, respectively, for the treatment of atopic dermatitis in 2000 and 2001, respectively. In 2005, the Pediatric Advisory Committee of the US FDA implemented a 'black box' warning for tacrolimus ointment and pimecrolimus cream due to the l...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Drug Saf 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
185-98 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0114-5916 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie