STL Volume 7 Number 8

STL Volume 7 Number 8
Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: October 2002

Updates on: Ketoconazole Ketoderm® Cream 2% Benzoyl Peroxide, Clindamycin DUAC® Topical Gel Trans-Ver-Sal® Wart Removal Patch Rubitecan Orathecin™ Loratidine Claritin® 10mg Tablets
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Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children: A Practical Approach to Management

Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) may account for at least 20% of all childhood dermatitis. Clinically, its morphology is identical to other forms of dermatitis in acute, subacute and chronic forms. A persistent or unusual and localized pattern is often the key to diagnosis.
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Desloratadine for the Treatment of Chronic Urticaria

Chronic urticaria is a common dermatologic condition that is idiopathic in most cases. Antihistamines are the mainstays of treatment for this condition. The newer, second and third generation antihistamines are the preferred agents because of their improved safety profile and comparable efficacy to the first generation antihistamines.