The neomycin sulfate quantity may need adjustment based upon the assay of the specific lot.
Keep this preparation away from heat and flame.
This potent preparation should be applied by a physician, not by a patient or caregiver.
Although various agents can help relieve the pain, itching, and inflammation, there is no cure for pediatric eczema.
They are usually categorized as first-, second-, or third-degree burns, depending upon their severity.
Xerosis may result from a serious medical condition, but
usually commonplace factors, such as the climate and bathing habits, are
Acute or chronic adverse dermatologic reactions caused by medication exposure are common.
Melanoma, the fifth most common cancer in the United States, accounts
for fewer than 5% of skin cancer cases but is the most serious form of
the disease, causing up to 75% of skin cancer–related deaths.
The treatment of systemic sclerosis and its complications
is complex and requires careful evaluation and collaboration between the
pharmacist and other practitioners.
Spider veins, hair loss, and cold sores are among the variety of skin conditions afflicting millions of Americans.
Public awareness of
the detriments of sun exposure and the necessity of using sunscreen for
skin protection has increased.
Vitiligo is a pigment disorder that involves the skin, the hair, and occasionally the mucous membranes.
Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are among the OTC products found effective.
The pharmacist should follow the FDA OTC review panel’s determination of which burns may be self-treated.
These skin growths are caused by certain subtypes of papillomavirus.
Tea tree oil, which is used to treat some skin disorders, has fungicidal and bactericidal properties.
This simple, easily modifiable preparation is useful for treating skin
dryness or irritation brought on by low-humidity indoor settings.
Some corticosteroid-responsive skin disorders may be treated with this topical preparation.
Treatment with this preparation may minimize the progression of skin
damage from actinic keratoses and help prevent skin cancers from
Patients should use sunscreen to protect themselves from harmful UV radiation, because there’s no such thing as a healthy tan.
Melanoma is the least common but most dangerous form of skin cancer.
Despite numerous critical instructions and warnings on the labels,
research has shown that these products are often used incorrectly.
The connection between food intake and this condition remains
uncertain, but regulation of carbohydrate consumption is safe and may
be beneficial in combination with other regimens.
Systemic and topical therapies, both current and in development, are
showing promise for the prevention and management of this growing
Patients should be educated about the risk of burns and other
problems that could result from wearing topical delivery systems during
MRI scanning or while exposed to the sun or excessive heat.
Ambulatory medical care in a physician's office is the largest and most widely used segment of the U.S. health care system, and in 2004 it comprised 25% of all health care spending.
Psoriasis and other chronic skin conditions responsive to the primary ingredient may be treated with this preparation.
Frostbite occurs when skin and the tissue underneath it literally freeze as a result of exposure to extreme cold.
A 41-year-old man presents to a dermatology clinic with a three-day history of pruritic lesions...
A task force of the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Board discovered that "people with more severe cases of psoriasis appear to have an increased incidence of psoriatic arthritis, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, depression, obesity, and even other immune-related conditions."
Although the first sunscreen product was developed in 1928, it was not until the 1940s that the FDA began to regulate these products.
Adverse drug reactions are a potential problem with all medications.
Approximately 25 percent of Americans are affected by chronic venous insufficiency.
Raynaud's phenomenon was named for French physician Maurice Raynaud (1834-1881) and was first described in 1862.
A mong all adverse reactions to medications, 6% to 10% are allergic in nature.
Rashes are ubiquitous in the American population, being one of the more common reasons for pharmacy and physician visits.
Between 1975 and 2004 the number of new cases of melanoma rose, and it is estimated that 60,000 new cases occurred in 2007.
Keratosis pilaris is a common, easily recognized, benign skin disorder that is characterized by patches of tiny, hard bumps resembling small pimples on the skin’s surface.
Scarlet fever is an infectious disease caused by invasion of the upper respiratory tract by the Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes .
The FDA announced that Botox and Botox Cosmetic (Botulinum toxin Type A) and Myobloc (Botulinum toxin Type B) have been linked in some cases to adverse reactions, including respiratory failure and death.
ABSTRACT: Despite advancements in chemotherapy treatments, dermatologic complications continue to be associated with chemotherapeutic agents.
Rosacea is a common, chronic skin disorder characterized by transient or persistent central facial erythema, telangiectasia (visible blood vessels), inflammatory episodes with papules and pustules, and, in severe cases, rhinophyma.
Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder, affecting 40 to 50 million people in the United States.
With the advent of warmer weather, seasoned pharmacists anticipate an onslaught of patients seeking assistance with summer-related illnesses, such as sunburn, poison ivy, and insect-related problems.
In the United States, the most common types of cancer are those affecting the skin, and most skin cancers occur in the elderly population.
In the United States, the indoor tanning industry (ITI)--currently estimated at $5 billion--inaccurately advertises vitamin D production and UV (ultraviolet) protection as health benefits of tanning.
The pharmacist is often asked about dermatologic conditions.
Cheloid, derived from the Greek word chele (meaning "crab claw"), refers to the way in which lesions grow laterally from an original scar into normal tissue.
Topical isotretinoin (Retin-A) was introduced to the market in the early 1970s.
Bacterial skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) collectively refer to several microbial invasions of the skin layers (epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissues), inducing a host response.
Skin cancer occurrence in organ transplant recipients (OTRs) is a rising phenomenon.