Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors for Atopic Dermatitis
How It Works
Calcineurin inhibitors block the Reference inflammation Opens New Window process, which is part of the body's Reference immune Opens New Window response. This can relieve itching and improve the rash of Reference atopic dermatitis Opens New Window. They are a type of immunosuppressant, a medicine that decreases the effects of your body's immune system.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 17, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology