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Topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitis

By Edited Oct 11, 2016 0 0

Perioral Dermatitis or 'POD' is a common skin ailment that commonly affects young women. It is characterized by the development of a rash in the area around the chin and the mouth. In appearance, it looks like acne, and often has lumps bunched next to each other.

Treatment of Perioral Dermatitis

The mild patches of perioral dermatitis can be treated by the use of topical steroids to which it responds well but may reappear once their use has been stopped.

Therefore, the use of topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis is finding increasing use especially in severe cases of this disease. The topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis is an antibiotic that belongs to the group of Tetracycline drugs and is available in the form of a capsule that can be taken orally. The dosage of topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis depends upon the severity of symptoms and in milder cases, smaller potency of the topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis can be used.

Details about Treatment

Treatment by topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis is a slow process and does not show many visible results during the initial use. However, the effect is noticeable within a few weeks of using the topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis.

A full treatment by using topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis might take up to two months or more to show results. Therefore, one should not show haste and continue the use of topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis for its entire course as prescribed by the doctor.

The manner in which topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis works is not very clear but it is a well-known fact that various antibiotics include tetracycline, which is useful in controlling inflammation and killing the harmful bacteria that might accumulate on the infected part, hence the use of topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis proves to be quite effective.

However, topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis should be given only under medical advice, and in the doses advised by the doctor. In order to give instant relief to their patients, some doctors also recommend external applications of antibacterial creams or lotions as a supplement to Topical Antibiotic for Perioral Dermatitis. These creams and lotions may be continued over a prolonged period under medical advice.

In severe cases, which do not show adequate response to topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis, certain other antibiotics can also be used. Some of them are erythromycin, doxycycline, minocycline, etc.

In cases that are mild and occur for a short duration or in special cases like that of pregnant patients, the dosage in which topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis is administered is suitably modified and alternated with external applications of topical antibiotic creams.

Adverse Effects of topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis

Topical antibiotic for perioral dermatitisis, though a very effective mode of treatment shows certain adverse side effects. These may be in the form of nausea, vomiting, photo toxicity etc.
Generally, treatment of children below eight should not be done with Topical Antibiotic for Perioral Dermatitis.

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