Atopic Dermatitis

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By CorConsult Rx, Mike Corvino, BCPS, CDE, and Cole Swanson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On this episode, we review the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of atopic dermatitis. We discuss different moisturizers and cleansers that patients can use to keep their skin healthy. We describe common topical corticosteroids used in atopic dermatitis as well as their potencies. We also go over some of the newer medications like crisaborole (Eucrisa) and dupilumab (Dupixent). We also list several new studies that have recently been published that examined treatment options such as melatonin, probiotics, and montelukast (Singulair).

He are some of the new studies that we referenced:

Patel KR, Immaneni S, Singam V, Rastogi S, Silverberg JI. Association between atopic dermatitis, depression, and suicidal ideation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;80(2):402.

Taghavi Ardakani, et al.The effects of melatonin administration on disease severity and sleep quality in children with atopic dermatitis: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Pediatric Allergy Immunol. 2018;29(8):834.

Makrgeorgou A, et al. Probiotics for treating eczema. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;11:CD006135.

Ferguson L, et al. Leukotriene receptor antagonists for eczema. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;10:CD011224.

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