Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressives are used in the treatment of Exfoliative Dermatitis?

Updated: Aug 15, 2019
  • Author: David Vearrier, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Immunosuppressives

These agents interfere in the immune processes that promote inflammation. They are used to relieve chronic severe dermatitis.

Cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf)

Cyclosporine has been demonstrated to cause remission in some patients. It has improved the overall prognosis of exfoliative dermatitis.


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