Low-Dose Naltrexone

JDD Issue Highlights | June 2022: Acne & Rosacea
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The June 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on acne and rosacea, with original articles discussing topics such as improving rosacea outcomes in skin of color patients, pediatric and female acne, topical management of facial and truncal acne, and many more. Included in this issue are also case reports on bullous dermatitis and low dose Naltrexone in combination with PRP …
Naltrexone for Pruritus – Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Naltrexone for pruritus
by Adrianna Gonzalez Lopez, MD on
Pruritus, whether related to inflammatory skin conditions or systemic disease, can be debilitating for patients. In order to improve quality of life for patients suffering from severe pruritus, dermatologists often resort to off-label use of systemic medications. In this month’s installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet Series, we will discuss use of naltrexone for treatment of pruritus. Naltr …
Prescribing Low-Dose Naltrexone for Skin Disease
Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) for skin disease
by James J. Contestable, MD on
Have you prescribed low-dose Naltrexone for skin disease?  Not sure why it works? Not sure how best to use it, or how to prescribe it? Feel like you could use more information to help you more safely and effectively utilize this medication? I myself utilize this medication for itch but have had mixed success.  Enter Dr. Bodemer and her recent lecture. During the 2020 Integrative Dermatology S …