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    1. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Prevention

      If your baby is at risk for developing atopic dermatitis because you or other family members have it or other allergies, these steps may help prevent a rash or reduce its severity.

    2. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

      Coal tar is applied to the skin to reduce the itching of atopic dermatitis. It is not as strong as a corticosteroid and can be used as a "bridge therapy" from a stronger medicine when symptoms have improved. Coal tar may also be used for treatment of thick skin ( lichenified ) if other treatment is not effective. Coal tar is available as a gel,cream,or ointment or as a solution for the bath. ...

    3. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - When To Call a Doctor

      When to call your health professional if you or your child has atopic dermatitis.

    4. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

      Interferon gamma is a medicine that reduces the body's immune reaction. When injected under the skin surface (subcutaneously),interferon gamma significantly improves atopic dermatitis symptoms for 4 out of 5 people. 1 A common side effect is flu-like illness during the early days of treatment. Although interferon gamma injections are considered safe and effective for many people who have ...

    5. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Topic Overview

      Atopic dermatitis is a long - lasting (chronic) skin condition that causes intense itching and then a red, raised rash.

    6. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

      Cyclosporine (such as Neoral) suppresses the immune system (immunosuppressant) and is used to treat severe cases of adult atopic dermatitis that haven't responded to other treatments. By blocking the body's inflammation process,this oral medicine can effectively control atopic dermatitis itch and rash. Short-term treatment with cyclosporine works well in both adults and children. Cyclosporine ...

    7. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Cause

      Research shows that atopic dermatitis develops as a result of interaction between the environment, your immune system, and genetics (heredity).

    8. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Health Tools

      Healthwise information on skin care for atopic dermatitis.

    9. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - What Happens

      Atopic dermatitis causes repeated attacks of itching and rash that can become quite severe.

    10. Eczema

      Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.

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