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March 1968

Topical Glutaraldehyde for Plantar Hyperhidrosis

Author Affiliations

Uppsala, Sweden

From the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(3):327-330. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610090099017

Glutaraldehyde is a tanning agent with strong bactericidal and fungicidal properties. Topical application of a 10% solution was used with good effect against hyperhidrosis of the feet. No cross reaction was found in patients sensitized to formaldehyde.

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