Modern pharmacology offers a wide range of drugs for local and internal use, which effectively cope with various skin pathologies (psoriasis, acne, venereal skin diseases, vitiligo, dermatitis, etc.).
Among the drugs that treat skin diseases, there are:
Hormonal agents (topical steroids). Treatment of the skin is especially effective with these drugs, especially in the presence of a severe inflammatory process. Such diseases include psoriasis, lichen erythematosus, dermatitis, eczema. Topical steroids are able to actively affect the foci of inflammation, quickly and safely eliminating it.
Topical retinoids - preparations for rashes based on vitamin A. According to reviews, such medications are especially effective in treating acne (acne).
Dermatological antibiotics are used in the treatment of pathologies of bacterial etiology: carbuncles, boils, impetigo.
Antifungal agents - used in dermatology in the treatment of candidiasis and dermatomycosis, eliminating the main symptoms. It can be found in the form of powders, solutions, gel, ointment.
Antiseptics are drugs that suppress or lead to the death of pathogens.
Dermatological agents provide different therapeutic effects on the skin: they protect against parasitic and microbial lesions (antiviral, antifungal, anti-pediculosis, antibacterial agents, antiseptics), reduce sweating, itching sensation, stimulate regeneration and epithelialization when treatment of wounds (antipsoriatic), keratolytic drugs occurs ...
FEATURES OF THE CHOICE OF MEANS FOR SKIN TREATMENT
When choosing medicines for the treatment of skin pathologies, it is imperative to take into account the causes of the disease (etiotropic therapy), the mechanisms of development of the disease (pathogenetic treatment) and the accompanying symptoms (symptomatic therapy). Dermatological agents are characterized by the use of special dosage forms for external use - powders, solutions, aerosols, sprays, lotions, creams, gels, liniment, ointments.
Treatment of the skin is often carried out with the use of drugs inside. Their purpose is relevant for advanced forms of dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, as well as pemphigus. Among such drugs, hormonal glucocorticoids are in special demand. Taking these drugs requires periodic monitoring by a doctor and tests. Most often, hormonal glucocorticoids are in the form of an injection solution. It is worth noting that the appointment of any dermatological drug requires the consultation of a specialist and strict adherence to the instructions.