Topical treatment or ointments for eczema includes steroid cream and non–
These treatments made with hydrocortisone steroids can quickly relieve itching and reduce inflammation. They come in different strengths, from mild over-the-counter (OTC) treatments to stronger prescription medicines. OTC hydrocortisone is often the first thing doctors recommend to treat mild eczema.
Topical immunosuppressants. If steroid creams haven't helped, or if eczema is a particular problem on the face and neck, some people benefit from the recently introduced non–steroid creams, Tacrolimus ointment and Pimecrolimus cream, which can reduce inflammation in the skin if other treatments haven't worked.
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