Specialized Compounded Solutions for Dermatitis

Relieving Inflammation and Restoring Skin Balance

Dermatitis encompasses various forms of skin inflammation, including contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis. These conditions can cause discomfort, itching, redness, and skin barrier impairment. At our compounding pharmacy, we recognize the importance of tailored treatments to address the specific needs of individuals with dermatitis. Compounding empowers us to formulate specialized creams, ointments, or solutions that combine anti-inflammatory agents, emollients, and barrier enhancers. These customized preparations can provide targeted relief, reduce itching, and help restore the skin’s natural balance.

Understanding Dermatitis

Dermatitis is a broad term encompassing several types of skin inflammation. Two common forms include:

  • Contact Dermatitis: This type of dermatitis is triggered by contact with an irritant or an allergen. It can result in localized redness, itching, swelling, and sometimes the formation of blisters or scales. Common irritants include certain chemicals, soaps, detergents, or metals (e.g., nickel). Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when the immune system reacts to an allergen, such as certain fragrances or latex.

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis primarily affects areas rich in sebaceous glands, such as the scalp, face, and upper chest. It is characterized by redness, greasy or flaky patches, and itching. Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to result from a combination of factors, including the overgrowth of yeast (Malassezia), excessive sebum production, and an individual’s immune response.

The Benefits of Pracasil

One notable product we offer for dermatitis treatment is Pracasil. Pracasil is a specialized compounded topical formulation designed to address the unique needs of individuals with dermatological conditions. It combines various active ingredients, including anti-inflammatory agents, emollients, and barrier enhancers, to provide comprehensive relief and restore the skin’s natural balance.

Pracasil features several key benefits:

  • Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Pracasil incorporates potent anti-inflammatory agents that help reduce redness, swelling, and itching associated with dermatitis. These ingredients work by modulating the immune response and inhibiting inflammatory mediators, providing relief and promoting healing.

  • Emollients for Skin Hydration: Dry, compromised skin is a common concern in dermatitis. Pracasil contains emollients that help restore and maintain optimal skin hydration. These moisturizing agents create a protective barrier on the skin, preventing moisture loss and promoting skin repair.

  • Barrier Enhancers: Skin barrier impairment is often a hallmark of dermatitis. Pracasil includes barrier-enhancing ingredients that fortify the skin’s protective barrier. By improving the integrity of the skin barrier, Pracasil helps prevent irritants from penetrating the skin and reduces the risk of further inflammation.

Effective Ingredients for Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition characterized by the rapid buildup of skin cells, resulting in thick, scaly patches. When compounding treatments for psoriasis, several ingredients can be used with distinct mechanisms of action. Here are some examples:

  • Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids, such as hydrocortisone or betamethasone, are potent anti-inflammatory agents commonly used in compounded creams for psoriasis. They work by reducing inflammation, suppressing immune responses, and slowing down the excessive growth of skin cells.

  • Vitamin D Analogues: Calcitriol, a synthetic form of vitamin D, is often used in compounded formulations for psoriasis. It helps regulate skin cell growth, reduces inflammation, and promotes skin normalization.

  • Salicylic Acid: Salicylic acid is a keratolytic agent that aids in the removal of scales and promotes the penetration of other active ingredients. It helps exfoliate dead skin cells and reduce the thickness of psoriatic plaques.

  • Coal Tar: Coal tar is derived from coal and is known for its anti-inflammatory and antiproliferative properties. It helps reduce the excessive growth of skin cells and soothes psoriatic lesions.

Please note that the specific ingredients and formulations used for psoriasis treatment may vary depending on the severity of the condition and individual patient needs. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized treatment recommendations.

For more in-depth clinical information and references on the mechanisms of action of these ingredients, we recommend consulting reputable dermatology resources or academic journals specialized in dermatological research or contacting us at 203.262.8000 or

At Reliant Compounded Solutions, we prioritize the safety and well-being of every patient we serve. While we strive to create customized compounded formulations to address the specific needs of pediatric patients with eczema, it is important to note that not all ingredients may be compatible with every individual.

We understand the complexities of each patient’s medical history, allergies, and sensitivities. Therefore, we advise healthcare providers to reach out to us directly for more information regarding specific ingredients, potential interactions, or any other concerns they may have. Our team of knowledgeable pharmacists can provide additional guidance and support to ensure the most suitable treatment options for their patients.

For more information or to discuss specific cases, please contact us at 203.262.8000 or email us at We are committed to working collaboratively with healthcare providers to provide the best possible solutions for pediatric patients with eczema, aiming to alleviate symptoms, improve skin health, and enhance overall well-being.

At Reliant Compounded Solutions, we are dedicated to providing customized compounded formulations and supporting healthcare providers in their efforts to meet the unique needs of each individual patient.