What Is the Medication for Atopic Dermatitis?

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Medication treatment for atopic dermatitis includes following major ways:
  • Steroid creams or ointments for mild flares.
  • Steroid pills for severe cases.
  • Antihistamines to control itching, especially at night.
  • Antibiotics if you have an infection.
  • Drugs to suppress your immune system.
  • Light therapy.
All medications above are just for reference. Atopic dermatitis varies by people. There is not a unified or best medication. You must consult your doctor and ask your doctor to judge whether you need medication. If medication is needed, your doctor can also help you find a type of medication that is suitable for you. Never take medication without the permission from your doctor. Keyword: atopic dermatitis medication
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