Eczema/Dermatitis Treatment

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Eczema is sometimes called dermatitis which means inflammation of the skin. It usually starts in early childhood. The severity can range from mild to severe.

There is no cure but treatment can usually control or ease symptoms. Moisturisers (emollients) and steroid creams or ointments are the common treatments.

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Common Symptoms

Common Symptoms

  • Eczema flare up
  • Itchy skin
Common Treatments

Possible treatments we prescribe if clinically appropriate:

  • Eumovate Cream - 100g £5.44
  • Betnovate 0.1% Cream - 100g £4.05
  • Betnovate 0.1% Ointment - 100g £4.05

Prices shown are cost price of the medication, taken from the British National Formulary 2016, and are given as a guideline. Pharmacies will add on a dispensing fee to this which will vary considerably, so it is worthwhile phoning around to compare prices.

Please visit the following sites for further information regarding the medication:

Eumovate -

Betnovate cream -

Betnovate ointment -

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