User Reviews for Coal tar
Also known as: Alphosyl, Alphosyl 2 in 1, Amcal Anti Itch Bath Solution, Anti-Dandruff, Apha Keri Tar, Apha Keri Tar Gel, Balnetar, Betatar Gel, Carbo-Dome, Clinitar, Coal Tar Strong, Cutar, Denorex Therapeutic Protection, DHS Tar Shampoo, Doak Oil Forte, Doak Tar, Doak Tar Oil, Doctar, Eczema Cream, Elta Tar, Estar, Exorex, Exorex Penetrating Emulsion Psoriasis Medication, Fototar, G-TAR, Hamilton Formicare Skin Wash, Ionil T, Ionil T Plus, Linotar, Linotar Gel 2, Linotar Gel 3, Medotar, MG217 Medicated Tar, MG217 Psoriasis, Neutrogena T/Derm, Neutrogena T/Gel, Neutrogena T/Gel Extra Strength, Orion Coal Tar, Oxipor VHC, PC Tar, Pentrax, Pentrax Gold, Pinetarsol Tar, Polytar, Polytar Mild, Psoriasin, Psoriatar, Psoriderm, Psorigel, Reme-T, Resolve Itch Cleansing Gel, Scytera, Tarsum, Tegrin Medicated, Tegrin Medicated Soap, Therapeutic, Theraplex T, Zeprime Tar Emulsion, Zetar …show all brand names
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|Summary of Coal tar reviews||8.5||14 reviews|
Reviews for Coal tar
Cutar (coal tar) for Seborrheic Dermatitis: "First impression: Just got recommended this by the dermatologist and used it tonight. So far it seems fine, just annoying to apply as a lotion on my scalp since my hair is thick and my seb. derm. is all over in different places on my head it took like 20 minutes. I might use it as a rinse depending if I got in on all the way or not by applying it as a lotion. It definitely calms the itching but feels a little stingy which is common and normal I just have to adjust to it. The smell is not really noticeable it smells a lot better than Tgel. It feels more like a oil than a lotion. We will see if this works! Fingers crossed in the mean time I'll hide in my french beret hat hoping that my head will clear up."
lucky_star August 19, 2017
3 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Dermatitis: "Will not stop itching, it is not meant to. What it does very well is to keep the skin medicated/lubricated so that it does not itch due to dryness alone. I had used similar meds in the 50's for childhood eczema, which is why I went to it again 60+ years later. I have yet to find something which will effectively stop itching for anything but a few minutes without deleterious effects."
Keoni Jr. May 31, 2017
5 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I LOVE this product. I'm 27 and psoriasis just flared up for the first time ever! I hadn't seen a derm yet but was hoing to if this product didnt work. I used it 4x a day for about 2 weeks n it is gone!!! I ran out but will b getting more to keep applying so it stays away. It does burn a lil w open sores, but goes away quickly. The smell could b better but w these results, idc"
Jenjen6394728899 November 10, 2016
9 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I have suffered psorasis on my legs in particular and on my trunk in various places for more than a decade. I was prescribed Daivobet with no real results...useless really. Whilst on vacation in the US I picked up some ointment from a Drug Store. I thought I may as well give it a go. This product is amazing. Within a few days there was a huge improvement and after 6 months my psoriasis is almost gone....I cannot believe it after having the ugly sores for such a long time. Highly recommended. My doctor tells me it is "old school treatment"...I don't care....it works!! I wish it was available over the counter in Australia."
howardk (taken for 6 months to 1 year) September 19, 2016
8 users found this comment helpful.
For Dermatitis: "I've suffered from eczema since I was born. No plastic diaper cover etc. Born in 1960 doc's did a lot of odd treatments that didn't work. Finally, in mid 70's it went to my feet. My heels cracked also between the toes. The cracks were often over 1/2" deep, bled, & never closed. Of course the doctors declared that it was athlete's foot! I had to put a OTC solution that has alcohol as #1 ingredient! I couldn't walk in the mornings, bled on things, & was tortured by athlete's foot meds for years! Finally I was diagnosed with eczema & allergic to most trees, grasses, weeds, soaps, perfumes etc. Zinc oxide on the feet wrapped in a sock & plastic bag almost "cured" the cracks. Coal tar topical shampoos & face really helped too!"
Stacy P. (taken for 10 years or more) June 8, 2016
6 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "Knowing coal tar based products as most recommended I tried PsoriasinGel .75 gr pack with 1.25% coaltar- my skin got so dry it looked like a coat of gray paint- DID NOT RELIEVE ITCH at all - shall be happy to give this to someone for whom it may work - but cannot recommend based on my experience"
shvaji January 20, 2016
3 users found this comment helpful.
Scytera (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I have just about tried everything to get rid of my Psorisis which I've had for 30 years progressively getting worse & have spent thousands of dollars on treatments with no success. After using scytera foam twice a day for 2 weeks then once a day for 2 weeks it has gone & not returned I was covered from my hair to my toes & everywhere in between. I can't believe the success I've had with this product. Thank you to the person that put it on the market my life is so much better now. I have had no side affects at all"
Anonymous November 27, 2015
7 users found this comment helpful.
MG217 Medicated Tar (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "Suffered for over 5 years with this rash on the soles of my feet, mine has the blisters, scaling, unbearable itching, redness, inflammation. Nothing worked till I found the MG217 coal tar gel...this worked immediately!! Got instant relief and the rash is now clearing up! 5 YEARS!!!! So glad I heard about this product, I tried everything else!"
"G" (taken for less than 1 month) October 14, 2015
7 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I have psoriasis only on both of my palms. I used Psoriasin gel for the first time last night...saw and felt immediate relief. I can only imagine what a day or monitored continuous use will bring! Thank you PSORIASIN!"
california kid (taken for less than 1 month) January 5, 2014
14 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I am so thrilled and relieved! 2-3 months ago I started having a reaction on the palms of my hands and it quickly turned into a red itchy rash with nasty flaky, scaly skin and I had no idea what it was. I shake hands with people frequently at work and all I think is if I saw a hand like that I wouldn't want to shake it! I've tried all kinds of creams with no results. Then 2 days ago I found this and the picture on the packaging looked like my hand so I bought it. And you know what?.. Just 2 days later and I am seeing AMAZING results! Its not completely gone yet but it looks and feels so much better after just 2 days. I never do these reviews but I am so happy I just had to find a place to tell others!"
Anonymous April 19, 2012
25 users found this comment helpful.
Cutar (coal tar) for Dermatitis: "Prescribed by my daughter's dermatologist when she was 3 years old. Cutar is used as bath soak and it has made her skin less irritated. She is now six, she still has eczema and we use intermittently throughout the year due to the warnings."
Anonymous July 4, 2011
0 users found this comment helpful.
For Psoriasis: "I had psoriasis for years on my feet. I was prescribed tons of stuff but it never worked then my foot doctor prescribed me coal tar. It not only got rid of my redness and itchiness in weeks but it didn't come back. It's now been 3 yrs since my last breakout."
Anonymous December 14, 2010
11 users found this comment helpful.
MG217 Medicated Tar (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "works great...starts working right away and doesn't stain."
Anonymous February 17, 2010
19 users found this comment helpful.
Psoriasin (coal tar) for Psoriasis: "I have been using this product for about four months. There are no side affects that I can see. It's easy to use, just put a small amount on and it will go a long way and the more you massage it into your skin it seems to help more. The only bad thing is that it is oily. So its best to let it seep into your pores."
Anonymous June 22, 2009
32 users found this comment helpful.
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