[Biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology of urea].

Abstract

In modern dermatology urea has two areas of application: --Applied topically urea is a pharmacologically active substance. It is moisturizing, keratolytic (in high concentrations only), desquamating, antipruritic, and antimicrobial. --Urea supplements and increases the effectivity of glucocorticoids, anthralin (dithranol) and tretinion. Urea-glucocorticoid… (More)

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