DEXERYL (glycerin, petrolatum, liquid paraffin), emollient
DERMATOLOGY - Focus
Opinions on drugs - Posted on May 22 2015
Reason for request
- DEXERYLhas Marketing Authorisation in adjuvant treatment for dry skin conditions of certain dermatoses such as atopic dermatitis, ichthyotic states, psoriasis, and adjuvant treatment for superficial burns of small areas.
- Emollients, such as DEXERYL, are used in first-line treatment, alone or in combination with topical or systemic treatments in order to restore the cutaneous barrier and limit the passage of irritants and allergens.
- Given the new clinical data, its actual benefit remains low in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. There have been no new data in the indication of ichthyosis since 2008.
- Its actual benefit remains insufficient in the indications of superficial burns and psoriasis.
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