Scalp psoriasis: new potential of the topical therapy

Abstract

Clobetasol propionate is a potent topical corticosteroid that is widely used for the treatment of scalp psoriasis today. The review provides data obtained as a result of numerous clinical studies meeting the requirements of evidence-based medicine concerning the efficacy and safety of a new drug form — Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Shampoo. Its short-term administration arrests exacerbations of dermatosis while a long-term proactive therapy prevents the development of new psoriatic eruptions on the sculp. Such issues as cosmetic acceptability and compliance of Clobetasol Propionate Shampoo for patients suffering from the scalp psoriasis are discussed.

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Псориаз волосистой части головы: новые возможности топической терапии
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A L Bakulev

Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky

Email: al_ba05@mail.ru
Bolshaya Kazachiya str., bldg 112, 410012, Saratov, Russia

S S Kravchenya

Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky

Bolshaya Kazachiya str., bldg 112, 410012, Saratov, Russia

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