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EYES EARS SKIN Types of Dermatological Drugs

The dermatological drugs are used for____effects; and _____absorption is undesirable local effects; systemic absorption
What are the types of dermatological drugs? 1. Antimicrobials 2. Antiseptics 3. Corticosteroids 4. Emollients/ moisturizers 5. Enzymes 6. Immunosuppressants 7. Keratolytics 8. Retinoids 9. Sunscreens
Antimicrobials are drugs that are going to _____ a microbe. kill a microbe
Antiseptics can be ________ or ________ Bacteriacidal and Bacteriostatic
Corticosteriods are ____ steroids and are _____ to the _____ Long term steroid; damaging to skin; s
Corticosteroids makes skin _____ and ____/ Translucent and thin
Emolient and moisturizers are ____ ______ moisturizers which come in the form of ____, ____, ____ and ____ enon-cosmetic moisturisers which come in the form of creams, ointments, lotions and gels
Enzymes break down __ so that _____ can rise to the top scabs so that healthy tissue can rise to the top.
Immunosuppressants are drugs that ____ or _____ the strength of the body's immune system class of drugs that suppress or reduce the strength of the body's immune system.
Keratolytics are ____ agents that _____ keratin topical agent; break down keratin
Retinoids are used to treat ___ damage or get rid of _____ removing top layers of skin. sun ; wrinkles
What at the sunscreens available? 1. UVA 2. UVB
UVA stands for anti-___ Anti aging
UVB stands for anti____ Anti burn
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