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Document type:
journal 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 la...    »
 
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