Title

Topical Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis: New and Investigational Agents.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2017

Publication Title

Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery

Abstract

Recently a new class of topical medications for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis has been introduced with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first new prescription medication for this condition in more than a decade. Crisaborole, the newly approved medication, has relieved pruritus in more than one-third of patients within as little as 48 hours. It also has demonstrated efficacy in patients with skin of color. Topical therapies representing other new approaches to atopic dermatitis, with novel mechanisms of action, have shown promise in clinical development. Semin Cutan Med Surg 36(supp4):S99-S102.

PubMed ID

29659644

Volume

36

Issue

4S

First Page

S99

Last Page

S102

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