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Download Factsheets - Treatment

Factsheets describing the various treatments for and managing eczema. Click on each heading to download a pdf. See our booklets for information on paste bandages, wraps and garments. 


This factsheet looks at the drug azathioprine which is used to treat severe atopic eczema.


This factsheet looks at what Ciclosporin is, what effect it has on eczema, how the treatment is used and what the potential side effects are.

Complementary Therapies and Eczema

This factsheet examines how complementary therapies can be used to treat eczema


This factsheet looks at why emollients are so effective as well as the different types - such as lotions, creams and ointments.


This factsheet looks at the immunosuppressant medication methotrexate, which is used to treat severe eczema.


This factsheet looks at the second-line treatment phototherapy (light therapy) that is available at specialist clinics or hospitals.

Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors (TCIs)

An explanation of Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors (Pimecrolimus and Tacrolimus) and their role in the management and treatment of eczema.

Topical Steroids

This factsheet describes what topical steroids are and their impact in the treatment of eczema.

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