Iontophoresis for palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis

Pariser D, Ballard A

Dermatol Clin. 2014;32:491-494. doi:10.1016/j.det.2014.06.009

A common therapeutic modality of hyperhidrosis has been iontophoresis for more than 70 years. This is due to the safety and efficacy associated with the use of this option. This is evident in a study of 112 patients with palmar hyperhidrosis that resulted in an 81.2% reduction in sweating from baseline in just 8 treatments. With such promising results, “iontophoresis should not be overlooked as a primary treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis.”