Eucrisa vs. Dupixent

Are Eucrisa and Dupixent the Same Thing?

Eucrisa (crisaborole) ointment and Dupixent (dupilumab) injection are indicated for topical treatment of atopic dermatitis (eczema) in patients 2 years of age and older.

A difference is Eucrisa is used to treat mild to moderate atopic dermatitis and Dupixent is used to treat moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Eucrisa?

Common side effects of Eucrisa include:

  • application site pain

What Are Possible Side Effects of Dupixent?

Common side effects of Dupixent include:

What is Eucrisa?

Eucrisa (crisaborole) ointment, 2%, for topical use is a phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitor indicated for topical treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in patients 2 years of age and older.

What is Dupixent?

Dupixent (dupilumab) injection is aninterleukin-4 receptor alpha-antagonist indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies or when those therapies are not advisable. Dupixent can be used with or without topical corticosteroids.


Eczema (also atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis) is a general medical term for many types of skin inflammation. See Answer

What Drugs Interact With Eucrisa?

Eucrisa may interact with ther drugs..

What Drugs Interact With Dupixent?

Dupixent may interact with “live” vaccines, warfarin, or cyclosporine. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use and all vaccines you recently received.

How Should Eucrisa Be Taken?

Apply a thin layer dose of Eucrisa twice daily to affected areas.

How Should Dupixent Be Taken?

The recommended dose of Dupixent is an initial dose of 600 mg (two 300 mg injections in different injection sites), followed by 300 mg given every other week.


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Pfizer. Eucrisa Product Information.

Sanofi Genzyme. Dupixent Product Information.

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