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Pharmacological Treatment of Hyperhidrosis

  • Dafne Braga Diamante Leiderman
  • Samantha Neves
  • Nelson Wolosker
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Abstract

Non-surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis currently includes topical drugs, oral medications, iontophoresis, and botulinum toxin. Anticholinergics are currently the first therapeutic line for these patients, allowing the treatment of generalized forms, revolutionizing the treatment of these patients, and indicating surgical treatment only in refractory cases, and thus reducing the number of cases of compensatory hyperhidrosis.

Keywords

Hyperhidrosis Pharmacological treatment Oxybutynin Iontophoresis Botulinum toxin Aluminum chloride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dafne Braga Diamante Leiderman
    • 1
  • Samantha Neves
    • 2
    • 3
  • Nelson Wolosker
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryHospital Israelita Albert EinsteinSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Brazilian Society of DermatologySão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.School of Medicine, ABC, Santo AndreSão PauloBrazil
  4. 4.Department of Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryHospital Israelita Albert EinsteinSão PauloBrazil

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