Drug Index

Mechanism :

It is a black, thick, viscous liquid that reduces the thickness of the epidermal layer of the skin.

Indication :

  • 4.25% ointment/Scalp solution
  • Psoriasis
  • Seborrheic dermatitis

Contraindications :

Should not be used in sore, acute or pustular psoriasis or in presence of infection. Avoid applying to eyes, mucosa and broken or inflamed skin.

Dosing :

Apply 1-3 times daily.
Use once or twice weekly, then repeat if necessary.

Adverse Effect :

Skin irritation and acne-like eruptions, and photosensitivity.

Interaction :

No significant interaction found.

Hepatic Dose :

No dosage adjustments are recommended.
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