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Medicines used for skin problems[1][2][3]

Skin conditions and their pharmacological treatment
Skin condition[2] Medication
Acne Antibiotics, retinoids, androgen antagonist
Alopecia Vasodilator, antiandrogen
Hirsutism cell
Infections Antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, antiparasite
Itch Antihistamine, topical anaesthetic
Eczema Corticosteroid, retinoid, calcium inhibitor
Psoriasis Vitamin D analogue, retinoid, glucocorticoid, calcium inhibitor
Rosacea Antibiotic
Urticaria Antihistamine
Warts Anti-keratolytic


  1. Robertson, Dirk B.; Maibach, Howard I. (2020). "61. Dermatologic pharmacology". In Katzung, Bertram G.; Trevor, Anthony J. (eds.). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (15th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. pp. 1129–1110. ISBN 978-1-260-45231-0.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ritter, James M.; Flower, Rod; Henderson, Graeme; Loke, Yoon Kong; Rang, Humphrey P. (2020). "28. Skin". Rang & Dale's Pharmacology (9th ed.). Elsevier. pp. 362–368. ISBN 978-0-7020-7448-6.
  3. "13. Skin". British National Formulary (BNF) (82 ed.). London: BMJ Group and the Pharmaceutical Press. September 2021 – March 2022. pp. 1274–1341. ISBN 978-0-85711-413-6.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: date format (link)