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DryDerm Treatment DOs & DON'Ts
Apply DryDerm gel daily when you first start treating your excessive sweating condition – for 7 to 10 days or until results are obtained.
Apply DryDerm gel weekly or every 2 to 3 days after the initial phase of treatment. The frequency of use varies from one individual to another. Your response to treatment will dictate the frequency of use.
Apply Dryderm at bedtime (apply for 6-8 hours). We recommend bedtime because this is a period of the day that you are least likely to sweat
Apply DryDerm on dry skin. This is important for two reasons: 1) To maximize product absorption into the skin and 2) to minimize possible irritation (the ingredients in DryDerm can react with water to form products that can irritate the skin
Step up to a higher strength if your sweating condition remains uncontrolled. We recommend you try a particular strength for at least one month and increase frequency of use before stepping up to a higher concentration.
Wash off the area you applied DryDerm in the morning. This will also help minimize irritation.
Apply a moisture minimizing powder in the morning (after washing) for extra protection and to soothe the area being treated
Apply a hydrocortisone cream (0.5% or 1%) after washing to treat or prevent possible irritation. This is more important in the initial phase when product applications are daily.
Reduce frequency of use or stop treatment temporarily if irritation occurs. Treat with hydrocortisone cream as needed. Initiate DryDerm treatment once irritation subsides. Your skin may be more resistant to irritation once re-challenged with treatment. Be sure you are applying to dry skin. Click here for tips on treating with hydrocortisone cream.
Apply DryDerm on wet or moist skin
Be impatient with your hyperhidrosis treatment – give your treatment the time it needs to inhibit the sweating process
Expect miracles! It could take a while before you find the right strength for your condition. The initial trial will determine whether you need a stronger formulation
Be too eager or overly aggressive with your treatment. Although it may be tempting to start on one of the higher strengths you may be jeopardizing the success of your treatment due to irritation.
Overmedicate - Remember, you are better off to start low and adjust your treatment according to your condition’s response.
Give up if you initial trial does not seem to work. It probably means you need a higher strength. If you observed some or partial improvement it probably means a switch to the next higher strength will control your excessive sweating condition.