Caress® 0.2% cream, 30 grams

  • Product

    Caress 0.2% cream

  • Authorisation

    Unlicensed medicine

  • Active ingredient

    Sirolimus (rapamycin)

  • Indication

    Skin abnormalities caused by tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)

  • Storage condition

    Between 2 – 8 °C

Caress is prescribed for the treatment of skin abnormalities caused by tuberous sclerosis complex (adenoma sebaceum).

Caress is also available in a tube of 5 grams.

Legal status

Caress is an unlicensed medicine in the Netherlands. The Dutch Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ) has given permission for the supply.

Caress is supplied “from-pharmacy-to-pharmacy” on named patient basis. An order signed by the pharmacist and a physician’s statement from the prescribing physician are required with every order.

Availability for (Hospital) Pharmacies

In the Netherlands, Caress is supplied by ACE Apotheek. More information for (hospital) pharmacies in the Netherlands can be found on the website of ACE Apotheek.

(Hospital) Pharmacies outside the Netherlands that would like to know more about the availability of this product are welcome to contact us via our contact form.