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Polytar (coal tar) shampoo for psoriasis, what else?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many options

Sooner or later your scalp will get used to the tar shampoo - or you will get tired of smelling like you got dipped in creosote - so get several therapeutic shampoos and rotate them. Other good active ingredients are zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, and salicylic acid.

In brief: Many options

Sooner or later your scalp will get used to the tar shampoo - or you will get tired of smelling like you got dipped in creosote - so get several therapeutic shampoos and rotate them. Other good active ingredients are zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, and salicylic acid.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sebborhea, dandruff

Works well for all.
I have my patients rotate with a zinc pyrithione shampoo for duel effect.

In brief: Sebborhea, dandruff

Works well for all.
I have my patients rotate with a zinc pyrithione shampoo for duel effect.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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