Flashcards in Derm Drugs Deck (9)
Treatment of onychomycosis?
Fungal nail infection
Treat with terbinafine because -soles don't target dermatophytes
What are permethrin, benzyl benzoate and ivermectin used to treat?
Which psoriasis drug can't be used in people who have calcium metabolism problems
Vitamin d analogues - calcipotriol - topical may affect serum calcium levels
Which antibiotic is used to treat dermatitis herpatiformis
dapsone (used in leprosy)
Systemic treatment used for treatment of severe resistant psoriasis
First line therapy for mild to moderate acne
Topical benzoyl peroxide
Treatment of pcos causing acne and hirsutism
Treatment of psoriasis in children?
Emollients, topical vitamin d and coal tar to start
Then add topical steroids and topical retinoids or dithranol
Then oral methotrexate retinoids or cyclosporin