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Protopic 0.03% Vs 0.1%
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Hello all
I’m a 35 yr old make based in Uk. I have recently developed vitiligo below both eyes
I saw a dermatologist who prescribed Protopic 0.03. I have only been using it for 5 days, so it’s too soon to see any results
However I have since discovered that a 0.1% version exists, and the 0.03% version is usually used for children
I’m now wondering why the weaker version was prescribed. And given that I’ve read that it’s important to treat the spots early, I’m wondering whether I should push to… read more

posted April 10, 2021
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I am using 0.1%, It showed results after using 8 months for me, still healing very slowly, so keep on using I would say. Good luck!

posted May 28, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

0.1% is more effective than 0.03% in adults.. Apply twice a day without fail you will get result definitely.. Iam experienced with tacrolimus 0.1%

posted September 7, 2021
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Any Vitiligo members in Honolulu?

posted April 13, 2021

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