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Dermatop (Prednicarbate Topical) - Summary

 
 



DERMATOP SUMMARY

DERMATOP Emollient Cream (prednicarbate emollient cream) 0.1% contains prednicarbate, a synthetic corticosteroid for topical dermatologic use. Topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used topically as anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agents. Each gram of DERMATOP Emollient Cream 0.1% contains 1.0 mg of prednicarbate.

DERMATOP Emollient Cream 0.1% is a medium-potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses. DERMATOP Emollient Cream 0.1% may be used with caution in pediatric patients 1 year of age or older. The safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks in this population have not been established. Since safety and efficacy of DERMATOP Emollient Cream 0.1% have not been established in pediatric patients below 1 year of age, its use in this age group is not recommended.
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Media Articles Related to Dermatop ( Topical)

FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
Source: MedicineNet brimonidine Specialty [2013.08.28]
Title: FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013 12:00:00 AM

Burn Risk Seen with Topical Pain Relievers
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.09.13]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA warned Thursday of the risks of rare but serious chemical burns with certain over-the-counter topical pain relievers, including Bengay, Capzasin, Flexall, Icy Hot, and Mentholatum.

Improved treatment for dermatitis in cancer patients
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2014.12.11]
Researchers have shown how a topical steroid cream frequently used to treat common skin conditions, can be used to improve dermatitis in cancer patients.

Make the Diagnosis: Spotty Hands
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.11.24]
(MedPage Today) -- A 32-year woman patient presents for evaluation of a persistent eruption on her dorsal hands. She notes the lesions have been present, stable, for a few years, with minimal expansion and rare new lesions. She has tried over-the-counter topical corticosteroids and antifungals without relief. The rash is almost entirely asymptomatic, with very rare pruritus She denies oral lesions, joint pain, or systemic symptoms including no fever, cough, or ocular symptoms On exam, the patient has involvement of the dorsal hands, as shown.

The effectiveness of microbicides that target HIV directly impaired by semen
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.11.15]
In the fight against HIV, microbicides - chemical compounds that can be applied topically to the female genital tract to protect against sexually transmitted infections - have been touted as an...

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Published Studies Related to Dermatop ( Topical)

Effectiveness of topical curcumin for treatment of mastitis in breastfeeding women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. [2014]
inflammation in women suffering from lactational mastitis... CONCLUSION: The results of the current study indicate that topical preparation of

"Coffee plus honey" versus "topical steroid" in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis: a randomised controlled trial. [2014]
steroid, honey, honey plus coffee) in patients suffering from oral mucositis... CONCLUSION: Oral mucositis can be successfully treated by a combination of honey

Topical tetracaine used for 24 hours is safe and rated highly effective by patients for the treatment of pain caused by corneal abrasions: a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. [2014]
of pain caused by corneal abrasions... CONCLUSIONS: Topical tetracaine used for 24 hours is safe, and while there was no

Efficacy and safety of topical Trikatu preparation in, relieving mosquito bite reactions: a randomized controlled trial. [2014]
mosquito bite reactions... CONCLUSION: Trikatu did not show additional effects for relieving mosquito bite

A phase III randomized, placebo-controlled study of topical amitriptyline and ketamine for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a University of Rochester CCOP study of 462 cancer survivors. [2014]
efficacy of 2% ketamine plus 4% amitriptyline (KA) cream for reducing CIPN... CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that KA cream does not decrease CIPN symptoms in

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Clinical Trials Related to Dermatop ( Topical)

Standardized Time- and Score-Oriented Treatment of Moderate and Severe Atopic Dermatitis [Completed]
The study was designed to test the hypothesis whether a standardized, time-and score-oriented treatment following a strict evidence based algorithm is equally effective to a standard treatment regimen for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

Study Type: Mono-centre study, patients are blinded, physicians are randomized to either treat study- or controll group

Eligible are patients age 2 years or older with SCORAD >= 20 Duration: 12 Months, study visits every 4 weeks.

Primary endpoint is Difference between Baseline SCORAD and mean SCORAD under treatment.

Secundary endpoints are quality of life, safety and economic burden in both treatment groups.

Fexofenadine in Pruritic Skin Disease [Completed]

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