Topical Therapy Primer for Nondermatologists.

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Topical Therapy Primer for Nondermatologists.

Med Clin North Am. 2015 Nov;99(6):1167-1182

Authors: Jewell JR, Myers SA

Topical medications are the foundation upon which dermatologic care is built. The proper use of topical therapeutics requires consideration of the active ingredient, potency, vehicle, and medication quantity. This article provides a concise but non-comprehensive list of topical medications used for acne, rosacea, psoriasis, actinic keratoses, and non-melanoma skin cancers. Common treatment regimens and pitfalls in prescribing topicals are discussed via clinical vignettes.

PMID: 26476246 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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