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OTC blog
Apr 4, 2022

Benefits of Over-The-Counter Topical Pain Relievers

People who must live with acute and chronic pain originating from injuries, ailments, and other conditions are increasingly looking to topical pain relievers—many of which are available over the counter (OTC) —to provide safe, fast, and effective relief.

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IAD topicals blog
Mar 14, 2022

How Skin Care Topicals Help Manage Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

People suffering from incontinence struggle with the constant threat and effects posed by skin damage and irritation. Not only must incontinent patients meet the immediate need to have leakproof protection from urine and solid waste, but they must also safeguard the skin from irritation and infection throughout their regular, daily routine.

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Acne Dots
Apr 1, 2021

Do Hydrocolloid Bandages Really Help to Treat Acne?

Currently there is a buzz where many TikTok users’ videos feature the “hack” of using standard forms of hydrocolloid bandages available over the counter to help treat acne. Traditionally these bandages were used to treat minor cuts and blisters.

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Medicated Powders
Oct 13, 2020

What to Consider When Developing Custom Medicated Powders for Skin Care Needs

Scapa Healthcare’s Anthony Castrogiovanni, Site Manager, R&D and Regulatory Affairs at the Dallas facility shared some expert input and insights on developing custom medicated powders for external use.

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new-normal-blog
Jun 25, 2020

Post COVID-19 Skin Care Trends

In the ongoing fight against COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) have recommended frequent hand washing for at least 20 seconds with lukewarm water ...

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Jun 9, 2020

Managing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis with Topical Skin Care Products

Many suffer from incontinence in silence because of its perceived embarrassing nature, when in fact millions of Americans deal with some form of incontinence on a regular basis.

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Jun 8, 2020

Understanding and Treating Mild Acne with Skin Care Topicals and Hydrocolloid Technology

Acne is a skin condition most people experience at some point in their lifetime. It’s estimated that acne effects 80-90% of teenagers in the Western world.

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ostomy-ring
May 12, 2020

Improving Ostomates’ Quality of Life by Offering the Right Ostomy Accessories

Scapa Healthcare also has extensive experience developing stoma paste formulas that helps create a protective barrier around the stoma to reduce leakage.

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Apr 15, 2020

Supporting the Fight Against COVID-19 with Effective Topical Solutions

The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic has made people around the world much more cognizant of the many potentially contaminated surfaces they touch every day.

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rosacea_blog
Apr 8, 2020

Technical Expertise to Develop Topicals for the Management of Rosacea

An estimated 14 million Americans have rosacea -- a common skin disorder which causes persistent skin redness, primarily on the face.

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