January 10, 2018

Sunscreens and camouflagers

Sunscreens and camouflagers HYDROQUINONE: Indications: indicated for the gradual bleaching of hyperpigmented skin such as chloasma, melasma, freckles and other unwanted areas of melanin hyperpigmentation. Contraindications: […]
January 10, 2018

Shampoos and other preparations for  scalp and hair conditions

Shampoos and other preparations for  scalp and hair conditions Dandruff is considered to be a mild form of seborrhoeic dermatitis. Shampoos containing antimicrobial agents may have […]
January 10, 2018

Vaccines, Antisera & Diagnostic agents

Vaccines, Antisera & Diagnostic agents   VACCINES & Antisera   BCG VACCINE (intradermal): Indications: Active immunisation against tuberculosis. Contraindications: Febrile illness, impaired immunity, widespread malignancy, tuberculin […]
January 10, 2018

Anti-infective skin preparations

  Antibacterial preparations Although there are a great many antibacterial drugs presented in topical preparations some are potentially hazardous and frequently their use is not necessary […]
January 9, 2018

Preparations for warts and calluses

Preparations for warts and calluses Warts (verrucas) are caused by a human papillomavirus, which most frequently affects the hands, feet (plantar warts), and the anogenital region […]
January 9, 2018

Acne and Rosacea

Acne and Rosacea Treatment of acne should be commenced early to prevent scarring. Patients should be counselled that an improvement may not be seen for at […]
January 9, 2018

Preparations for Psoriasis and Eczema

Preparations for Psoriasis and Eczema Topical preparations for psoriasis   CALCIPOTRIOL: Indications: plaque psoriasis. Contraindications: should be avoided by those with calcium metabolism disorders, and used […]
January 9, 2018

Topical Antihistamines and antipruritics

Topical Antihistamines and  antipruritics CALAMINE: Indications: For the relief of sunburn, windburn, rough, dry hands, chapped and tender skin and for the relief of skin irritation. […]
January 9, 2018

Topical Corticosteroids

Topical Corticosteroids Topical corticosteroids are used for the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin (other than those arising from an infection) in particular eczema, contact […]
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