Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection

Products

Calcipotriol 50 micrograms/ml Ointment

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. 

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. 

Calmurid Cream

Calmurid contains urea at a concentration of 10% and has keratolytic, antimicrobial, antipruritic and hydrating effects on the skin. Lactic acid also has keratolytic, hydrating and antimicrobial properties. Treatment of ichthyotic patients shows a parallel between clinical improvement and increase in the otherwise depressed water-binding capacity of the horny layer

Canesten

Canesten

Canesten contains clotrimazole, which is an imidazole derivative with a broad spectrum of antimycotic activity that includes dermatophytes, yeasts and moulds. The mode of action of clotrimazole is fungistatic or fungicidal, depending on the concentration of clotrimazole at the site of infection. Primarily resistant variants of sensitive fungal species are very rare; the development of secondary resistance by sensitive fungi has been observed only in very isolated cases under therapeutic conditions.

Canesten HC

Canesten HC

Canesten HC is a broad-spectrum antimycotic and is a combination of clotrimazole (an imidazole derivative) and hydrocortisone (a glucocorticoid). Clotrimazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal. It also exhibits activity against Trichomonas, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Bacteroides

Canesten Hydrocortisone

Canesten Hydrocortisone is a combination of clotrimazole and hydrocortisone acetate. Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called imidazoles, which destroy the fungi and some bacteria that cause skin infections. Hydrocortisone acetate is a mild steroid which reduces swelling, redness and itching associated with inflammation of the skin

Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo

Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo

Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo has been designed as an aid in the treatment of dry, scaly scalp conditions by incorporating three ingredients that are established as safe and effective for use in this indication: 0.5% salicylic acid (mild keratolytic), 1.0% coconut oil (emollient, softening agent and lubricant) and 1.0% distilled coal tar (antipruritic, keratoplastic)

Care Aqueous Calamine Cream (SLS free)

Care Aqueous Calamine Cream (SLS free)

This soothing cream works as a mild astringent to relieve mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions. Suitable for all adults, the elderly and children, it is also not considered likely to cause any undesirable effects during pregnancy. However, as with all medicines, women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding should talk to their doctor or pharmacist before using this product

Care Aqueous Emollient Cream (SLS Free)

Care Aqueous Emollient Cream (SLS Free)

This gentle yet effective two-in-one emollient and soap substitute is perfect for keeping dry and flaky skin in tip-top condition. Fragrance and colour free, it can be used as an emollient to put valuable moisture back into dry skin, or in the bathroom as a non-drying alternative to soap or shower gel