What is Eczema?

Eczema or atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition that includes dry, itchy rashes on the skin. Symptoms include blisters, dry skin, skin discoloration, redness and inflammation of skin and ear discharge.

Treatment for eczema includes the use of creams, ointments, prescription medications. Common drug classes used to treat eczema are CNI immunosuppressants, tricyclic antidepressants, keratolytics, skin barrier emollients, and corticosteroid / keratolytic combinations.

Savings Tips for Eczema

  • 10 Tips to Help You Save on Your Skin Meds

    January 13, 2016

    Do you use a prescription for rashes, acne or rosacea, or other skin conditions? Then you know that those creams and ointments can cost you. If there’s ever a time you should be angry at the cost of a medication, here it is.

    How can you keep your costs down? Can you just use an over the counter mild steroid instead? Does it matter if you use a cream or ointment? Well, here is what do you need to know, and some tips to help you save money on your topical steroids. See More

  • Temovate vs Temovate E Steroid Creams: What’s the Difference?

    May 15, 2015

    Temovate (clobetasol) and Temovate E (clobetasol emollient) are strong steroid creams indicated for the relief of inflammation and itching associated with certain skin disorders. They have the same active ingredient, but they are not the same medication. The main difference? Temovate E is an emollient cream.

    When are steroid creams used?

    Steroid creams like Temovate and Temovate E are used in response to a flare-up that has already occurred. See More

  • Ten Things You Must Know About Topical Corticosteroids

    April 11, 2013

    If ever you should be angry at the cost of a medication, here it is. Many itchy rashes and chronic skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis are treated with a topical corticosteroid. These are a huge money making business and they will put a dent in your pocketbook.

    Here is what do you need to know, and how can you save money on your topical steroid.

    1. It’s about the skin: Skin disorders are the number one reason folks in the U. See More

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Popular Eczema Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Corticosteroids 5 See Prices
Corticosteroids 5 See Prices
Corticosteroids 13 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Eczema Drug Classes

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