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How Safe is DryDerm Gel and Solution
Aluminum chloride has been used in the treatment of hyperhidrosis for many years. More recently, clinical trials demonstrated that when compounded in a gel formulation such as DryDerm, it is much better tolerated. Although DryDerm is very well tolerated, the most common side effect is skin irritation. Burning and/or stinging is also possible. These effects are more likely in sensitive skin regions or individuals.
Should irritation be experienced, we suggest decreasing the frequency of use (e.g. once a week) or stepping down to a lower strength DryDerm formulation. A low strength hydrocortisone cream (0.5%, 1%) available at your local pharmacy may also be used to treat any irritation that may result. Read more...
Applying DryDerm Properly
Keep in mind that local side effects can be minimized by applying DryDerm on dry skin at bedtime and washing the affected area 6 to 8 hours after application. See our How to Use and Avoiding Irritation pages for more information.
Not in DryDerm Products
There are many ingredients that are not in our DryDerm products.
- No parabens (a type of preservative)
- No fragrances, no artificial colors or dyes
- No gluten.
DryDerm products are hypoallergenic and not tested on animals.