Drug delivery and formulations for the topical treatment of psoriasis.

@article{Su2008DrugDA,
  title={Drug delivery and formulations for the topical treatment of psoriasis.},
  author={Yu-Han Su and Jia-You Fang},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug delivery},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          235-49
        }
}
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is one of the most common human skin diseases. It is characterised by excessive growth and aberrant differentiation of corneocytes, but is fully reversible with appropriate therapy. OBJECTIVE There are many drug therapies for psoriasis via the topical delivery route. This review describes the topically applied drugs used to treat psoriasis. METHODS Formulations to carry or encapsulate these drugs are introduced in this review. Enhancing approaches such as liposome… CONTINUE READING
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