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Elidel
(Pimecrolimus)

Westcort
(Hydrocortisone Valerate)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
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  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for (click to learn more)
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  • Atopic dermatitis
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Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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