Efficacy and safety of tap water iontophoresis for palmoplantar hyperhidrosis

Akbar T, Saqib M, Fahim S, Nasir M, Nabi H

Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. 2013;23(3):304-309.

Upon conducting a small scale clinical trial, researchers were able to conclude that “tap water iontophoresis is a safe, effective, inexpensive and affordable treatment modality for palmoplantar hyperhidrosis.” They also concluded that quality of life of the patients undergoing treatment improved as well. All of these results support the use of tap water iontophoresis for the management of hyperhidrosis.