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What are common ingredients in creams and ointments for pustular psoriasis?

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Common ingredients in creams and ointments for pustular psoriasis include the active ingredient in aspirin (salicylic acid), vitamin D, vitamin A (retinoids), coal tar, steroids that are applied to the skin (corticosteroids), and a drug made from tree bark extract (anthralin).

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “An Overview of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Questions and Answers About Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “An Overview of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Questions and Answers About Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

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