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Protopic (Tacrolimus) 0.1% Use In Children

Protopic (Tacrolimus) 0.1% Use In Children

Hi my son (8) has been having UVB treatment for vitiligo for about 6 months now with good effect.
The dermatologist has prescribed him Protopic to use alongside the UVB treatment, but everything I can find about it says this concentration shouldn't be used in children under 16yrs and I don't really know what the side effects might be.

Has anyone else used this treatment with there child?
Thanks

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Yes, along with limited sun exposure his eye lids, neck and temple have re-pigmented.

posted 21 days ago

Vitiligo Spots Come Back Even Stronger?

Vitiligo Spots Come Back Even Stronger?

Research shows as the protopic works by suppressing, when the usage is stopped, the auto immune system kicks back even stronger resulting into more vitiligo spots. How true is that?

Protopic 0.03% Vs 0.1%

Protopic 0.03% Vs 0.1%

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

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

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 12 months ago