The latest report from Reuters states that the magazine lotion containing steroid (fluticasone) are safe to use in the short-term treatment of eczema, atopic dermatitis precisely, in children aged three months or more.
Fluticasone creams and ointments are known to work well, but in the form of lotion formula is easier to use, especially for children with widespread disease and for use on skin areas that are difficult to treat. The statement described in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
The study tested the efficacy and safety of use (once daily) of fluticasone lotion (00:05%) in 438 children, aged an average of three months and suffered from severe atopic dermatitis. Speed of treatment success was significantly higher in the treatment with fluticasone lotion (76%) compared with placebo using the lotion (36%). In addition, there were no reports that indicate a change in the skin and the absence of clinical abnormalities for side effects that may be caused.
However, the use of fluticasone lotion is restricted for four weeks and the safety and effectiveness is not specified for a longer period of use.
Lotion can be spread well on the skin, has a cooling effect, is moisturizing, and also low irritation. The properties, which are supported by evidence of the efficacy of once-daily use, has made fluticasone lotion has added value to their use in therapy, in particular for the treatment of atopic dermatitis.