Psoriasis of the skin and scalp

Active Ingredient: Coal tar

Indication for Coal tar

Population group: only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)

Coal tar is for the treatment of psoriasis of the skin and scalp.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

1-3 spreads daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

1 - 3 {spreads}

Dosage regimen

From 0.333 To 1 {spreads} 3 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

Adults and children over 12 years of age

Ensure that the lesions are clean. Apply a thin layer of coal tar two to three times per day to the affected areas. Massage gently and leave to dry.

For young children under 12 years of age and the elderly

The emulsion may be diluted by mixing with a few drops of freshly boiled and cooled water in the palm of the hand.

Active ingredient

Coal tar

Coal tar is an antipruritic and keratoplastic. It is used in eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. Tar acids have also been shown to have disinfectant properties. Coal tar may be used alone, or as part of a more extensive treatment regimen.

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