Balanitis Circumscripta Plasmacellularis Medication

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Elizabeth J Usedom, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

Topical tacrolimus ointment has been reported to be useful for plasma cell balanitis in multiple studies. [28, 29, 30]

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Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors

Class Summary

Topical tacrolimus inhibits calcineurin, which is related to stimulation by interleukin 2 of T cells. As such, it is an anti-inflammatory agent.

Tacrolimus ointment 0.1% or 0.03% (Protopic)

Topical tacrolimus ointment inhibits calcineurin, which is related to stimulation by interleukin 2 of T cells. As such, it is an anti-inflammatory agent.

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