Database: Ovid MEDLINE(R) <1950 to November Week 2 2007>
Search Strategy:
1(topical$ adj5 (tacrolimus or pimecrolimus or calcineurin inhibitor$)).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (619)
2protopic.mp. (62)
3ascomycin macrolactam.mp. (19)
4pimecrolimus.mp. (414)
5elidel.mp. (58)
6ASM 981.mp. (47)
7(topical$ adj2 FK506).mp. (35)
81 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 (877)
9limit 8 to (humans and english language) (741)
10limit 9 to yr =“1990–2008” (741)
11from 10 keep 1–741 (741)

From: Appendix A, Search strategy

Cover of Drug Class Review: Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors
Drug Class Review: Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors: Final Report [Internet].
Lee NJ, McDonagh M, Chan B, et al.
Portland (OR): Oregon Health & Science University; 2008 Oct.
Copyright © 2008, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.

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