Dexyane med soothing repair cream is a product from Ducray, treats and enhances the disappearance of lesions resulting from eczema and prevents their recurrence. Really it deserves a try.
It forms a semi-occlusive surface film, this is the reason for its pleasant texture and skin protective effect.
It helps to restore the skin barrier, so it's ideal for the skin that has an altered skin barrier.
It leaves the skin soft and comfortable.
Clinical cases recommend the use of dexyane med soothing repair cream:
It's recommended for many types of eczema, such as:
1- Atopic eczema.
2- Contact eczema.
3- Chronic hand eczema.
Eczema is the most common skin disorder that can affect adults, children, and babies.
It's characterized by the formation of skin lesions.
These lesions are characterized by redness and formation of vesicles marked by flare-ups and dry skin.
The most worrying signs are pain and itching which can disrupt the patient's daily life if they're intense.
The most common three types of eczema are:
1- Atopic eczema (Atopic dermatitis):
The most common clinical skin disorder in children.
Characterized by severe itching and pain that can cause the sleeping disorder. It can affect all body areas including the face, hands, legs in a symmetrical pattern.
2- Contact eczema:
Another common sort of eczema. It can originate from allergic conditions (such as contact with jewelry, nickel, some cosmetics) or results from skin irritation by chemicals, detergents, or cleaning products.
3- Chronic hand eczema:
It's one of the most common occupational skin disorders (occupational dermatosis), as it affects certain professions such as metal works, hairstyling, the food industry, and construction.
It's characterized by pain, and the patient's skin becomes rough, dry, irritated, and cracked skin.
Effect of dexyane med soothing repair cream on the skin:
1- It has a soothing effect, relieves itching, and decreases the intensity of inflammation signs.
2- If applied in combination with topical corticosteroids, dexyane med soothing repair cream can significantly improve the clinical signs from three days.
Composition of dexyane med soothing repair cream:
A- Main active components:
1- Hydra-nourishing phase:
Constitutes 51% of the formula, responsible for the skin moisturizing effect.
A novel component derived from royal jelly, responsible for the anti-inflammatory activity of dexyane med soothing repair cream.
Also called beta glycyrrhetinic acid, responsible for skin calming effect and minimizing the signs of allergy.
B- Detailed formula:
The list of components may vary from one country to another.
Water(aqua), glycerine, caprylic and capric triglycerides,caprylyl glycol, butylene glycol, polysorbate 60, Shea butter, beeswax, propylene glycol, glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate, 10-hydroxydecanoic acid, cetyl alcohol, citric acid, cetyl alcohol, disodium edetate, guanidine carbonate, polyacrylate-13, polyisobutene, polysorbate-20, sclerotium gum, sorbitan isostearate, and glycyrrhetinic acid.
Role of topical corticosteroids in the treatment of eczema:
Topical corticosteroids are medicated creams that are applied to the skin.
They're used in combination with skin Moisturisers or emollients to treat eczema.
Topical corticosteroids reduce skin inflammation.
Short course treatment with topical corticosteroids usually clears flare-ups of eczema.
Side effects are unlikely to happen with short-course treatments with topical corticosteroids.
You should use the topical corticosteroids until the flare-ups completely disappear and then stop using them.
Usually, a course of treatment for 7-14 days is enough to clear flare-ups of eczema.
In some cases, a longer course is required.
After you finish a course of topical corticosteroids, continue using skin emollients or moisturizers to prevent further flare-ups.
Common side effects of topical corticosteroids:
1- Skin thinning (atrophy).
2- Stretch marks.
3- Spider veins.
4- Perioral dermatitis.
5- Rosacea-like rashes.
Role of antihistamines in the treatment of eczema:
Oral H1-antagonists are used as adjuvant therapy with topical corticosteroids and dexyane med soothing repair cream in the treatment of eczema.
The main effect of antihistamines in the treatment of eczema is reducing itching and pruritus.
Oral H1-antagonists can't be used alone in the treatment of eczema.
Antihistamines are only used as "add-on" therapy to topical standard treatments for the treatment of eczema in adults and children.
★For the good management of eczema, combination therapy of topical corticosteroids alongside oral H1-antagonists and dexyane med soothing repair cream is highly recommended.
★In some severe cases, some patients can't endure itching and pain. In this case, topical immunosuppressive therapy as TCIs may be added to alleviate inflammation and itching by reducing the immune response.
(Ex. Tacrolimus and Pimecrolimus "Topical calcineurin inhibitors"="TCIs").
How to use dexyane med soothing repair cream?
A- It's applied directly to inflamed eczema lesions once or twice daily.
B- Don't apply it to the mucus membranes or on the diaper area of the children.
C- For children aged from 3 months and older, it can be used alone or in combination with topical corticosteroids.
D- Pregnant or breastfeeding women shouldn't use dexyane med soothing repair.
Cons. (Advantages)of dexyane med soothing repair cream:
Benefits of using dexyane med soothing repair cream in the treatment of eczema are:
1- Calms atopy-prone skin in a long-lasting effect.
2- Skin protection by forming a semi-occlusive surface film.
3- Helps to restore the altered skin barrier.
4- Nourish the dry skin, leaving it soft and comfortable.
5- Alleviate itching and discomfort due to its soothing effect.
6- Induces significant improvement in clinical signs of eczema from three days after treatment start.
Pros (disadvantages) of dexyane med soothing repair cream:
★It should be used in combination with topical corticosteroids for treating eczema:
Topical corticosteroids are the standard treatment of eczema, and topical emollients can be used as an adjuvant therapy alongside topical corticosteroids.
The capacity of the tubes:
30 ml and 100 ml tubes are found in the pharmacies.
Price of dexyane med soothing repair cream 100 ml:
13$ to 17$.
Dexyane med soothing repair cream from Ducray is a wonderful formula for the treatment of atopic, contact, and chronic hand eczema as an emollient and soothing agent. It's used as add-on therapy to topical corticosteroids. Topical corticosteroids are applied to the inflamed areas, and then the emollient layer is applied upon it.