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1

Treatment of onychomycosis?

Fungal nail infection
Treat with terbinafine because -soles don't target dermatophytes

2

What are permethrin, benzyl benzoate and ivermectin used to treat?

Scabies

3

Which psoriasis drug can't be used in people who have calcium metabolism problems

Vitamin d analogues - calcipotriol - topical may affect serum calcium levels

4

Which antibiotic is used to treat dermatitis herpatiformis

dapsone (used in leprosy)

5

Systemic treatment used for treatment of severe resistant psoriasis

Methotrexate

6

First line therapy for mild to moderate acne

Topical benzoyl peroxide

7

Treatment of pcos causing acne and hirsutism

Dianette

8

Treatment of psoriasis in children?

Emollients, topical vitamin d and coal tar to start
Then add topical steroids and topical retinoids or dithranol
Then phototherapy
Then oral methotrexate retinoids or cyclosporin

9

What drug can't be used in psoriasis

Chloroquine - associated with erythroderma