Treating atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, in patients who cannot take or whose symptoms do not respond to other treatments. Pimecrolimus is a topical immunomodulator, which means it modulates or "changes" the body's immune system in some way. In eczema, it works by preventing the activation of certain immune cells and blocks the release of certain chemicals that cause inflammation, redness, and itching of the skin.
Pimecrolimus is a prescription drug used in a treatment of atopic dermatitis. Pimecrolimus works by foreclosing the activation of certain immune cells. It also blocks the release of chemicals causing inflammation, redness and skin itching.