Nov 2018 Supplemental Issue Experimental


Effectiveness of the Eczema Action Plan (EAP) in improving the Eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI) scores among pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Maria Elinor Grace Q. Sison, MD, Georgina C Pastorfide, MD, FPDS, Johanna Pauline H. LAzo-DIzon, MD, FPDS, Francesca Mari P. Sumilang, MD, Marie Len A. Camaclang, MD, Katrina Faith A. San Gabriel, RPh, MD, DPPS

Atopic dermatitis is a chronically relapsing skin disease that occurs most commonly during early infancy and childhood. There are no reported studies on interventions done to increase treatment adherence among patients with atopic dermatitis in the local setting.

Efficacy and Safety of 10% Povidone–Iodine Solution for the Treatment of Molluscum Contagiosum: A double blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial

Marilie E. Araojo, MD, Dr. Benedicto dL. Carpio, FPDS, Dr. Eileen R. Morales, FPDS, Dr. Armelia L. Torres, FPDS

Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral disease of childhood presenting as small, firm, dome-shaped umbilicated papules. Treatment options include destructive therapies, immunomodulators, and antivirals.

The efficacy and safety of 6% gabapentin topical formulation in the treatment of pruritus in adult Filipino hemodialysis patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Terese Monette O. Aquino, MD, Karla Angela P. Cuenca-Luchnagco, MD, DPDS, Vermen M. Verallo-Rowell, MD, FPDS, Elizabeth V. Sanchez, MD, FPDS

Novel agents with good safety profiles are needed in the management of chronic kidney disease – associated pruritus (CKD-AP). This study aims to assess the efficacy and safety of topical gabapentin in the treatment of CKD-AP.

Efficacy of Sunflower seed oil versus control in reducing post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation of the axillae in adult Filipinos: a randomized controlled double-blinded crossover trial

Khriz Anne G. Angbengco, MD, Mary Angela Ticzon-Calleja, MD, FPDS

Dark-skinned women have higher risk for post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
Axillary skin is considered as one of the sensitive areas prone to skin damage and
pigmentation. Treatment for axillary hyperpigmentation has remained challenging as no
standard treatment is available.