Anti-itch drugs, often antihistamine, may reduce the itch during a flare up of eczema
can be exacerbated by dryness of the skin. Moisturizing is one
of the most important self-care treatments for sufferers of eczema. Keeping the affected area moistened can promote skin healing and relief of symptoms.
Some common emollients for the relief of eczema include Oilatum, Balneum, Medi Oil, Diprobase, bath oils and aqueous cream. Sebexol, Epaderm ointment and Eucerin lotion or cream.