A randomized double-blind controlled trial to compare a triclosan-containing emollient with vehicle for the treatment of atopic dermatitis.

@article{Tan2010ARD,
  title={A randomized double-blind controlled trial to compare a triclosan-containing emollient with vehicle for the treatment of atopic dermatitis.},
  author={W P Tan and Saradha Suresh and Hong Liang Tey and Lynn Y T Chiam and Anthony Teik Jin Goon},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={e109-12}
}
The use of topical antiseptics in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) has previously been explored. However, no triclosan-containing leave-on emollient has been evaluated previously, to our knowledge. The aims of this study were to assess the safety and efficacy of an emollient containing triclosan compared with the emollient alone (vehicle) for the treatment of AD. Eligible patients with mild to moderate AD were randomized to receive either the study cream or vehicle. All patients also… CONTINUE READING

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