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CONTACT DERMATITIS

Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that can be acute or chronic that manifests as eczematous dermatitis due to exposure to substances in the environment.

Allergic contact dermatitis is an immunologic cell-mediated skin reaction to exposure to antigenic substances.
The lesions initially appear on the cutaneous site of principal exposure then may spread to other more distant sites due to contact or autosensitization. Lesions are typically asymmetrical and unilateral.
Specific signs and symptoms will depend on the duration, location, degree of sensitivity and concentration of allergens. The patch test shows reaction to allergen.
Irritant contact dermatitis is a non-immunologic skin reaction to skin irritants.
It is often localized to areas of thin skin eg eyelids, intertriginous areas.

Contact Dermatitis Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Maintain & improve normal skin condition.

Indication: Rapid relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis eg, sneezing, nasal discharge & itching, congesti...

Aerius D-12
desloratadine + pseudoephedrine sulphate

Indication: Symptomatic relief of nasal & non-nasal allergic rhinitis including nasal congestion in adults & child...

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis & common cold eg, nasal congestion, sneezing, rhinorrhe...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of perennial & seasonal allergic rhinitis, vasomator rhinitis, allergic conjunctivit...

Aqua Cream
emulsifying wax + liquid paraffin + white soft par...

Indication: Emollient for irritating skin conditions.

Indication: Rapid symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis & chronic idiopathic urticaria.

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis; symptoms & signs of chronic urticaria & other alle...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis including persistent allergic rhinitis & chronic idiopathic urt...

Indication: Eczema including atopic, infantile, discoid & stasis eczema; prurigo; psoriasis; neurodermatoses including...

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