Limited Coverage Drugs - Special Authority Criteria

Generic Name / Strength / Form

pimecrolimus cream


Approval Period

Diagnosis of eczema


Medication prescribed by a dermatologist

PLUS one of the following:

  • Patient is refractory to three months of specified potent topical corticosteroid therapy


  • Patient is intolerant to specified topical corticosteroid treatment.


Practitioner Exemptions

No practitioner exemptions

Special Notes

  • Potent corticosteroid medication to be specified

Special Authority Request Form

A dermatologist should complete the request form below.
Special Authority Request Form (PDF, 523KB)