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cysteamine cream

Susan Farshi, Parvin Mansouri, Behrooz Kasraee
BACKGROUND: Melasma is a difficult-to-treat hyperpigmentary disorder. Very few studies have been performed regarding the efficacy of cysteamine in the treatment of melasma. OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy of cysteamine cream in the treatment of patients with epidermal melasma using Dermacatch(®) as a more accurate skin colorimetric measurement tool. METHODS: Participating patients (n = 40) received either placebo (n = 20) or cysteamine cream (n = 20) in a double-blind placebo controlled study...
July 26, 2017: Journal of Dermatological Treatment
P Mansouri, S Farshi, Z Hashemi, B Kasraee
BACKGROUND: Melasma is a difficult-to-treat hyperpigmentary disorder. While cysteamine is a known potent depigmenting agent, its efficacy in treating melasma has not been tested. OBJECTIVES: To study the efficacy of cysteamine 5% cream in the treatment of patients with epidermal melasma. METHODS: In this double-blind randomized study, participating patients (n = 50) received either placebo (n = 25) or cysteamine cream (n = 25). Cysteamine cream or placebo were applied on the lesions once a day at bedtime over 4 months...
July 2015: British Journal of Dermatology
Mi-Ok Han, Jae-An Chun, Jin-Woo Lee, Chung-Han Chung
Two types of permanent waving [digital perm (DP) and croquignole winding perm (CWP)] and two waving lotions [cysteamine-HCl, pH 9.31, liquid type (lotion A) and sodium thioglycolate, pH 9.97, cream type (lotion B)] were used for this study. The protein content was decreased by permanent waving treatments on the whole, and the degree of reduction was dependent on the hair styling and waving lotion used. The greatest decrease (by 58%) was found in hairs processed with the three-treatment performance of DP using lotion B...
May 2008: Journal of Cosmetic Science
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