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Systemic steroids? Antihistamines? A critical look at common treatment practices with Dr. Jonathan Silverberg
Episode 36th May 2020 • Eczema Breakthroughs • Global Parents for Eczema Research (GPER)
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Oral and systemic steroids are used to treat eczema all the time, but are they safe and do they make sense for a long-term chronic disease? Antihistamines are the most commonly prescribed oral treatment for eczema, but do they actually address its symptoms? Dr. Jonathan Silverberg, a dermatologist and researcher with George Washington University, offers some straight talk in this episode of Eczema Breakthroughs. Tune in!

Research referenced in this podcast:

Comorbidities and the impact of atopic dermatitis

Use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis

Increased ADHD symptoms in atopic dermatitis are associated with antihistamine use

A systemic review of the safety and efficacy of systemic steroids

This podcast was produced in collaboration with the Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Conference and with support from Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron.