Skin Conditions

Athletes who suffer from skin conditions such as eczema need to make sure that the medication they take is permitted in sport.

Permitted in sport Prohibited in Competition

   Topical glucocorticoids (applied directly to the skin), such as:

  • Beta cream / ointment   
  • DP Lotion / cream
  • DermAid
  • Egocort
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Locoid
  • Skincalm                                                       

Oral or systemic (given by injection) Glucocorticoids such as:

  • Prednisone
  • Medrol