Topical Steroid Withdrawal & Supplements

Can supplements and vitamins assist with the healing process of topical steroid withdrawal?

People suffering from topical steroid withdrawal often take vitamins and supplements to assist in their recovery process. The most common question asked among support groups, forums and online communities is if another person has tried a certain supplement and if was it effective for their skin.

The below data is crowd sourced information, directly from people who have suffered or are suffering from topical steroid withdrawal.
The biggest factor of healing from topical steroid withdrawal is time. It is important to understand that each human body is unique and has their own unique healing journey.

Some vitamins and supplements that work for some people, may not work for others.

supplements for topical steroid withdrawal
IMPORTANT
This information should not be taken as medical advice nor replace any medical treatment and advice from your doctor. There are many complexities involved in topical steroid withdrawal. Time is the biggest factor for healing topical steroid withdrawal. The solutions on this website are suggested by the community to help mitigate the inflammation, pain and suffering during the withdrawal period, but not cure topical steroid withdrawal. Currently there is no medical cure for topical steroid withdrawal.

 

Antihistamines

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Reduces itching
  • Blocks histhamines to stop allergy symptoms
  • Note: Antihistamines are not considered supplement. It is a non prescription drug

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B Vitamins

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • B Vitamins can assist in the reduction of the production of nitric oxide on the skin
  • B Vitamins can assist in the reduction of inflammation on the skin

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Collagen

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Collagen can assist in the reduction of skin inflammation
  • Collagen can assist in the rapid healing of skin cells
  • Collagen can assist with keeping the skin hydrated

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Digestive Enzymes

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Digestive Enzymes can help treat a leaky gut which can help reduce irritation of the skin
  • Digestive Enzymes can assist in the reduction of inflammation on the skin
  • Digestive Enzymes can assist in the reduction of redness of the skin

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CBD Oil

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • CBD Oil contains anti-inflammatory properties
  • CBD Oil assists in the alleviation of chronic pain 
  • CBD Oil helps reduces stress and alleviates anxiety which can cause flare ups

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L-glutamine

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • L-Glutamine can assist in correcting cellular dysfunction that can cause eczema
  • L-Glutamine provides fuel for immune and intestinal cells and helps keep the connections in the intestines strong
  • L-Glutamine promotes the formation of collagen

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Magnesium

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Magnesium can assist in the reduction of stress and anxiety
  • Magnesium can assist in the reduction of inflammation on the skin
  • Magnesium can assist in the improvement of sleep quality

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Probiotics

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Probiotics can assist in boosting the immune system
  • Probiotics may assist in improving eczema and psoriasis
  • Probiotics can assist in the reduction of inflammation caused by digestion

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Vitamin C

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Vitamin C is a powerful, protective antioxidant
  • Vitamin C contains antihistamines, which reduces inflammation
  • Vitamin C can assist in the reduction allergic reactions

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Vitamin D

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Vitamin D boosts the immune system
  • Vitamin D can assist in the reduction of inflammation
  • Vitamin D can assist in the reduction of itchiness

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Vitamin E

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Vitamin E promotes skin hydration
  • Vitamin E can assist in relieving skin itching
  • Vitamin E can assist in relieving dry flakey skin

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Zinc

Potential benefits for topical steroid withdrawal healing:

  • Zinc contains anti-inflammatory properties
  • Zinc can increases the production of new epithelium on skin wounds 
  • Zinc can assist in the reduction of itchiness

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Supplements in discovery: Quercetin, Astaxanthin, Milk Thistle, NAC, Theanine, Biotin, Dopa Mucuna, Chromium, Turmeric, 5HTP for sleep, Valerian for sleep, Low dose naltrexone, L-lysine, Vitamin b5

More information will be updated as more data is collected.

More supplements will be added to this page once it receives feedback from more than 10 people.

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