An item in the form of a patch which occludes and delivers medications daily for up to 24 hours. It is designed for use in providing a mechanical barrier for protecting the patient from scratching and excoriation. It repairs/hydrates a compromised epidermis reducing crusting and increases comfort. Soothes like an ointment.
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