Joseph Fowler

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Once-daily topical brimonidine tartrate gel 0·5% is a novel treatment for moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two multicentre, randomized and vehicle-controlled studies
    J Fowler
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Br J Dermatol 166:633-41. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Innovations in natural ingredients and their use in skin care
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:S72-81; quiz s82-3. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The chemistry of skin cleansers: an overview for clinicians
    Joseph F Fowler
    Contact and Occupational Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 32:S25-7. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of once-daily topical brimonidine tartrate gel 0.5% for the treatment of moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two randomized, double-blind, and vehicle-controlled pivotal studies
    Joseph Fowler
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 12:650-6. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% cream in the treatment of chronic dermatitis
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 75:125-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A skin moisturizing cream containing Quaternium-18-Bentonite effectively improves chronic hand dermatitis
    J F Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 5:201-5. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Formaldehyde as a textile allergen
    Joseph F Fowler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 31:156-65. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvement in pruritus in children with atopic dermatitis using pimecrolimus cream 1%
    Joseph Fowler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 79:65-72. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Pimecrolimus cream 1%: a potential new treatment for chronic hand dermatitis
    Donald V Belsito
    Division of Dermatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 4023 Wescoe Pavillion, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Cutis 73:31-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Skin reactions to pimecrolimus cream 1% in patients allergic to propylene glycol: a double-blind randomized study
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 18:134-9. 2007

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  1. pmc Once-daily topical brimonidine tartrate gel 0·5% is a novel treatment for moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two multicentre, randomized and vehicle-controlled studies
    J Fowler
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Br J Dermatol 166:633-41. 2012
    ..Erythema of rosacea is thought to result from abnormal cutaneous vasomotor activity. Brimonidine tartrate (BT) is a highly selective α(2) -adrenergic receptor agonist with vasoconstrictive activity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Innovations in natural ingredients and their use in skin care
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:S72-81; quiz s82-3. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to determine to confirm and elucidate the benefits of these ingredients in the prevention and management of skin disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint The chemistry of skin cleansers: an overview for clinicians
    Joseph F Fowler
    Contact and Occupational Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 32:S25-7. 2013
    ..In cleansers specifically, clinicians should be aware particularly of the benefits and potential problems associated with chemical components of surfactants, preservatives, and fragrances...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of once-daily topical brimonidine tartrate gel 0.5% for the treatment of moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two randomized, double-blind, and vehicle-controlled pivotal studies
    Joseph Fowler
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 12:650-6. 2013
    ..Brimonidine tartrate, a highly selective α2-adrenergic receptor agonist with potent vasoconstrictive activity, was shown to reduce erythema of rosacea...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% cream in the treatment of chronic dermatitis
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 75:125-31. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint A skin moisturizing cream containing Quaternium-18-Bentonite effectively improves chronic hand dermatitis
    J F Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 5:201-5. 2001
    ..Irritant and allergic hand dermatitis is difficult to control in individuals who are unable to avoid causative exposures. Effectiveness of "protective" creams has been poor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Formaldehyde as a textile allergen
    Joseph F Fowler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 31:156-65. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvement in pruritus in children with atopic dermatitis using pimecrolimus cream 1%
    Joseph Fowler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 79:65-72. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Pimecrolimus cream 1%: a potential new treatment for chronic hand dermatitis
    Donald V Belsito
    Division of Dermatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 4023 Wescoe Pavillion, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Cutis 73:31-8. 2004
    ..Pimecrolimus was well tolerated, with a low rate of application-site reactions such as burning. Pimecrolimus cream 1%, when used twice daily with overnight occlusion, may be of benefit in the management of chronic HD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Skin reactions to pimecrolimus cream 1% in patients allergic to propylene glycol: a double-blind randomized study
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 18:134-9. 2007
    ..The low concentration of propylene glycol (PG) in pimecrolimus cream makes it unlikely that the cream will induce a PG-related irritant or allergic contact dermatitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Positivity ratio and reaction index: patch-test quality-control metrics applied to the north american contact dermatitis group database
    Erin M Warshaw
    Department of Dermatology, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Dermatitis 21:91-7. 2010
    ..The positivity ratio (PR) and reaction index (RI) characterize the ability of patch-test preparations to produce strong (++ or +++) reactions as opposed to weak (+), questionable, or irritant reactions...
  12. doi request reprint Practical management of cutaneous reactions to the methylphenidate transdermal system: recommendations from a dermatology expert panel consensus meeting
    Erin M Warshaw
    Department of Dermatology, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Clin Ther 30:326-37. 2008
    ..The MTS patch is approved to be applied once daily to the hip and worn for 9 hours. While cutaneous reactions may occur with any formulation of medication, they are more likely with transdermal administration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relevance of positive patch-test reactions to cocamidopropyl betaine and amidoamine
    Nicole L Brey
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 15:7-9. 2004
    ..Co-reactivity with these allergens and cocamide diethanolamine (CDEA) and formaldehyde has been noted anecdotally...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship of occupation to contact dermatitis: evaluation in patients tested from 1998 to 2000
    Robert L Rietschel
    Department of Dermatology, Ochner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:170-6. 2002
    ..Both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis can be influenced by occupational and nonoccupational environmental exposures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contact dermatitis of the hands: cross-sectional analyses of North American Contact Dermatitis Group Data, 1994-2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Department of Dermatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:301-14. 2007
    ..Hand dermatitis, including irritant and allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), is common...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic hand eczema: a prevalent and challenging skin condition
    Joseph Fowler
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 82:4-8. 2008
    ..Because of these potentially deleterious economic and psychosocial consequences, hand eczema should be regarded as an important public health challenge...
  17. doi request reprint Allergic patch test reactions associated with cosmetics: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 2001-2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:23-38. 2009
    ..Allergy to cosmetics is common...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to nitromethane
    Kelli G Webb
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:201-2. 2002
    ..The authors documented allergic contact hand dermatitis in 4 coworkers who similarly handled an adhesive solvent containing nitromethane. All 4 cases were confirmed by patch testing and resolved after allergen avoidance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of anti-inflammatory dose doxycycline (40-mg doxycycline, usp monohydrate controlled-release capsules) and metronidazole topical gel 1% in the treatment of rosacea
    Joseph F Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 6:641-5. 2007
    ..Combination therapy significantly reduced inflammatory lesion counts as early as week 4 and through week 12 compared to topical metronidazole 1% gel monotherapy. The combined therapy appeared effective and well-tolerated...
  20. ncbi request reprint North American Contact Dermatitis Group patch-test results, 1998 to 2000
    James G Marks
    Department of Dermatology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Am J Contact Dermat 14:59-62. 2003
    ..Patch testing is the most worthwhile diagnostic tool for the evaluation of patients with suspected allergic contact dermatitis...
  21. ncbi request reprint A patch test study to evaluate the allergenicity of a metallic jewelry alloy in patients allergic to cobalt
    Jennifer Hayden Perryman
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 77:77-80. 2006
    ..This new alloy should be better tolerated by individuals allergic to cobalt, perhaps because the cobalt is tightly bound in the alloy by the other main component, platinum...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride with photodynamic therapy: efficacy outcomes and recurrence 4 years after treatment
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 69:2-7. 2002
    ..in clinical trials of ALA/PDT Long-term evaluation extended to 36 to 48 months (4 years) supports primary efficacy findings of the phase III pivotal trial, with a low incidence of AK recurrence in patients treated with ALA/PDT..
  23. ncbi request reprint Cocamidopropyl betaine
    Joseph F Fowler
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 15:3-4. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Positive patch-test reactions to platinum are rare
    Joseph F Fowler
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 19:146-7. 2008
    ..Although contact allergy to some metals is common, patch testing for allergy to platinum is rarely performed...
  25. doi request reprint Anogenital dermatitis in patients referred for patch testing: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994-2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:749-55. 2008
    ..To characterize patients with anogenital dermatitis referred for patch testing by the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, to identify common allergens, and to explore sex associations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic therapy with aminolevulinic acid topical solution and visible blue light in the treatment of multiple actinic keratoses of the face and scalp: investigator-blinded, phase 3, multicenter trials
    Daniel J Piacquadio
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:41-6. 2004
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) using 20% wt/vol aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (hereinafter "ALA") and visible blue light for the treatment of multiple actinic keratoses of the face and scalp...
  27. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate patch-test protocol and irritancy threshold determination in healthy adult subjects
    Joseph F Fowler
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 20:271-4. 2009
    ..Wayne, PA]) has been shown to be well tolerated and effective; however, skin reactions, typically redness and itching, have also been noted with MTS use...
  28. ncbi request reprint The direct and indirect cost burden of atopic dermatitis: an employer-payer perspective
    Joseph F Fowler
    Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:26-32. 2007
    ..001; indirect: $31, P< .001). Employer-payers experience a significant annual cost burden of $991 per patient attributable to AD. Employee disability and increased sick days account for 38% of the cost burden...
  29. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis from carvone in hair conditioners
    James Quertermous
    University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY, USA
    Dermatitis 21:116-7. 2010
    ..While the manufacturer would not confirm carvone as an ingredient, the clinical course, patch-test results, and ingredient list strongly suggest that this was a relevant allergen in this case of allergic contact dermatitis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of chronic dermatitis: an open-label study of 16 patients
    J Mark Jackson
    University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:356-62. 2010
    ..Trends in patient and investigator global assessments were analyzed with the fitting of models using generalized estimating equations (GEE)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patch testing over tattoos
    Joseph F Fowler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:19-20. 2002
    ..There is little, if any, literature regarding placing and reading of patch-tests on tattooed skin...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic hand dermatitis on quality of life, work productivity, activity impairment, and medical costs
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:448-57. 2006
    ..The impact of chronic hand dermatitis (ChHD) on patient-reported outcomes and economic costs has not been assessed in a US population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis to detergents: a multicenter study to assess prevalence
    Donald V Belsito
    Division of Dermatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7319, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:200-6. 2002
    ..Subsequently, there has been little published on the incidence of allergic reactions to chemicals in laundry detergents. Nonetheless, consumers and physicians continue to ascribe allergic contact reactions to laundry detergents...
  34. ncbi request reprint A survey-based assessment of the prevalence and severity of chronic hand dermatitis in a managed care organization
    Joseph F Fowler
    University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cutis 77:385-92. 2006
    ..Approximately 1 in 6 members did not seek medical attention, suggesting that chronic hand dermatitis may be underdetected and untreated and may require more awareness and effective management...
  35. doi request reprint Contact allergy in children referred for patch testing: North American Contact Dermatitis Group data, 2001-2004
    Kathryn A Zug
    Section of Dermatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03755, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:1329-36. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship of vehicle and concentration of imidazolidinylurea, with attention to formaldehyde allergy status
    Robert L Rietschel
    Dermatitis 17:48-9. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Positive patch-test reactions to mixed dialkyl thioureas: cross-sectional data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994 to 2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Dermatitis 19:190-201. 2008
    ..Allergic contact dermatitis from thioureas is uncommon but may result from exposure to rubber, especially neoprene...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of petrolatum and aqueous vehicles for detecting allergy to imidazolidinylurea, diazolidinylurea, and DMDM hydantoin: a retrospective analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group
    Robert L Rietschel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Dermatitis 18:155-62. 2007
    ..The relationship of these allergens to formaldehyde sensitivity was also explored...
  39. ncbi request reprint Shoe allergens: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data from the north american contact dermatitis group, 2001-2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Dermatitis 18:191-202. 2007
    ..Chemicals used in leather tanning, rubber processing, and/or adhesives are the most often-cited culprits in footwear dermatitis. Patch testing patients with suspected shoe dermatitis is essential for diagnosis and management...
  40. ncbi request reprint Delayed-type hypersensitivity to fragrance materials in a select North American population
    Donald V Belsito
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Dermatitis 17:23-8. 2006
    ..2 to 17.0%, depending on the country. Data on the incidence of sensitivity to HMPCC among North Americans with suspected ACD have not been reported...
  41. doi request reprint The value of patch testing patients with a scattered generalized distribution of dermatitis: retrospective cross-sectional analyses of North American Contact Dermatitis Group data, 2001 to 2004
    Kathryn A Zug
    Section of Dermatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:426-31. 2008
    ..A scattered generalized distribution (SGD) of dermatitis is a challenging problem; patch testing is a strategy for evaluating allergic contact dermatitis as a relevant factor...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patch-test reactions to topical anesthetics: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data, 2001 to 2004
    Erin M Warshaw
    Dermatitis 19:81-5. 2008
    ..Allergy to topical anesthetics is not uncommon. The cross-reactivity among topical anesthetics and the screening value of benzocaine alone are not well understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Detection of nickel sensitivity has increased in North American patch-test patients
    Robert L Rietschel
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Dermatitis 19:16-9. 2008
    ..Nickel allergy has been studied by contact dermatitis groups around the world, and the frequency of nickel sensitivity has been reported to be decreasing in some populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Patch-testing North American lip dermatitis patients: data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 2001 to 2004
    Kathryn A Zug
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Dermatitis 19:202-8. 2008
    ..The most common differential diagnoses for patients presenting with lip dermatitis or inflammation include atopic, allergic, and irritant contact dermatitis. Patch testing can be performed to identify the allergic contact conditions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Allergy to cocamidopropyl betaine and amidoamine in North America
    Joseph F Fowler
    North American Contact Dermatitis Group, USA
    Dermatitis 15:5-6. 2004
    ..The prevalence of allergy to cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) in North America has not been previously reported...
  46. ncbi request reprint North American Contact Dermatitis Group patch-test results, 2001-2002 study period
    Melanie D Pratt
    North American Contact Dermatitis Group
    Dermatitis 15:176-83. 2004
    ..Patch testing is the most worthwhile diagnostic tool for the evaluation of patients with suspected allergic contact dermatitis...
  47. ncbi request reprint The effect of race and ethnicity on patch test results
    Vincent A DeLeo
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:S107-12. 2002
    ..Allergic contact dermatitis is a condition that may be affected by differences in genetic and environmental factors. Race and ethnicity are possible examples of the former...
  48. ncbi request reprint Common contact allergens associated with eyelid dermatitis: data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 2003-2004 study period
    Robert L Rietschel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Dermatitis 18:78-81. 2007
    ..Allergic contact dermatitis can be manifest as an eruption confined to the eyelids. In regard to this specific presentation, only limited information on which to base the selection of patch tests for proper evaluation is available...
  49. ncbi request reprint North American Contact Dermatitis Group patch-test results, 2003-2004 study period
    Erin M Warshaw
    Dermatitis 19:129-36. 2008
    ..Allergic contact dermatitis is a significant cause of both occupational and non-occupational skin disease. Patch testing is an important diagnostic tool for the determination of responsible allergens...