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Diprosalic Ointment

... inflammatory dermatoses that normally respond to topical corticosteroid therapy. It is also effective in less responsive conditions, such as psoriasis of the scalp and chronic plaque psoriasis of the hands and feet, but not in widespread plaque psoriasis. Topical salicylic acid softens keratin, loosens cornified epithelium and desquamates the epidermis allowing more rapid access ... More Info

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Eumovate

Clobetasone butyrate is a topically-active corticosteroid that is less potent than other available corticosteroid preparations and has been shown not to suppress the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in patients treated for psoriasis or eczema

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Dovonex

Calcipotriol is a vitamin D derivative. In vitro data suggest that it induces differentiation and suppresses proliferation of keratinocytes. This is the proposed basis for its effect in psoriasis

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Calcipotriol 50 micrograms/ml Scalp Solution

Calcipotriol is a vitamin D derivative. In vitro data show that calcipotriol induces differentiation and suppresses proliferation of keratinocytes. The effect of calcipotriol in psoriasis is ascribed mainly to this. 

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Psoriderm Cream

... hundreds of years and has been shown to be safe and effective in the treatment of scaly skin conditions such as psoriasis. The precise mechanism of action of coal tar is not understood, largely as a result of it comprising up to 10,000 components. There is evidence that topical application of coal tar improves psoriasis by reducing the excessive rate of mitotic epidermal cell division.

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Micanol Cream

... psoriasis for more than a century. The therapeutic action of dithranol has been linked to its ability to generate free radicals. It accumulates in the mitochondria where it induces morphological and functional changes. These in turn affect cellular energy supply, inhibiting the energy-dependent processes such as DNA replication, which slows down excessive cell division in the psoriasis plaque

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Psoriderm Bath Emulsion

... hundreds of years and has been shown to be safe and effective in the treatment of scaly skin conditions such as psoriasis. The precise mechanism of action of coal tar is not understood, largely as a result of it comprising up to 10, 000 components. There is evidence that topical application of coal tar improves psoriasis by reducing the excessive rate of mitotic epidermal cell division.

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Psoriderm Scalp Lotion

... hundreds of years and has been shown to be safe and effective in the treatment of scaly skin conditions such as psoriasis. The precise mechanism of action of coal tar is not understood, largely as a result of it comprising up to 10, 000 components. There is evidence that topical application of coal tar improves psoriasis by reducing the excessive rate of mitotic epidermal cell division.

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Zorac

... retinoids, is a prodrug that is converted to its active free form, tazarotenic acid, by de-esterification in the skin area. The exact mechanism of action in psoriasis is, as yet, unknown. Improvement in patients with psoriasis occurs in association with restoration of normal cutaneous morphology, and reduction of the inflammatory markers ICAM 1 and HLA DR, and of markers of epidermal hyperplasia ... More Info

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Dithrocream

Dithrocream contains dithranol, a treatment used in psoriasis for over 70 years. While its precise mode of action is still to be confirmed, it has been shown to inhibit DNA replication, cellular respiration and key cellular enzymes, e.g. glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

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