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Dermatological agents

What are Dermatological agents?

Topical dermatological agents are applied directly on the skin to treat skin conditions. They may deliver medicines to prevent or treat skin disorders or have inert creams and ointments for routine skin care to maintain the skin, which may be susceptible to skin disorders.

Topical dermatological agents include local anesthetics, cleansing agents, anti-inflammatory agents, anti-infective agents, emollients, astringents, agents to treat acne, anti-virals, anti-fungals, agents for psoriasis such as topical corticosteroids, and so on.

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