Complete Emollient Therapy should be considered for first-line treatment for patients with dry skin conditions and relies on the regular and correct application of emollients in sufficient quantities. Often, patients need support in finding the emollient that works best for them as well as knowing when, how often and how much to apply.
Non-adherence to treatment not only affects patients’ physical and emotional well-being, it also has an impact on costs for practices and the NHS. Prescribing the right emollient first time will help improve adherence to treatment, empower patients to self-manage their dry skin conditions and help reduce the number of GP consultations and referrals needed to specialist care; all of which can be costly to the NHS:
From a light lotion to a moisture-rich ointment, the Cetraben range is suitable for all ages and stages of dry skin*, with high patient preference across the range.
In a survey of 380 Psoriasis Association members, 9 out of 10 said they would continue to use Cetraben Cream.7
Cetraben also provides educational resources to help you support your patients with dry skin conditions. The Skintelligence Academy is a free, CDP-certified educational programme to help you refresh and improve your knowledge of key dermatology topics, approved by the British Skin Foundation.
*Cetraben is suitable for adults, the elderly and children over 1 year. Children under 1 year should be treated under medical supervision.