Vol 8, No 2 (2022)
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Evaluation of the use of betamethasone dipropionate with calcipotriol foam in patients with psoriasis

Katarzyna Nowacka12, Luiza Marek-Józefowicz1
Forum Dermatologicum 2022;8(2):101-105.

Abstract

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis that requires topical treatment and care in most patients. Due to the current pace of life,
lack of time and unwillingness of patients to apply cosmetically unacceptable topical preparations, a person suffering from psoriasis
expects help and an indication of an easy-to-use and effective topical preparation. Currently, several topical treatments are available for
psoriasis patients. Although individualization of treatment remains important, there is a demand to achieve the best possible treatment
outcomes in the greatest number of patients. This paper presents and discusses cases involving the treatment of skin and scalp with
a foam formulation of betamethasone dipropionate with calcipotriol.
The aim of the study was to assess the use of combination of betamethasone dipropionate and calcipotriol in patients with psoriasis.
The observation was performed during a 3-month and 6-month treatment period with a topical combination of betamethasone dipropionate
and calcipotriol in foam, in patients with psoriasis. The principles of local treatment of psoriasis in daily dermatological practice
have been emphasized.
The paper discusses the use of the topical treatment with the combination of betamethasone dipropionate and calcipotriol in patients
with psoriasis in the long term outcome, with particular emphasis on proactive therapy.

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