This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Derobin Ointment is a combination of three medicines: Coal Tar, Dithranol Topical and Salicylic Acid which treat psoriasis. Coal Tar and Salicylic Acid are keratolytic medicines. They work by breaking down keratin clumps which remove dead skin cells and softens the skin. Dithranol Topical is a tar-like substance which works by slowing down the rapid growth of skin cells.
Derobin Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Derobin Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Derobin Ointment alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Derobin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Derobin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Derobin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Derobin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What were the side-effects while using Derobin Ointment?
No Side Effect
How do you take Derobin Ointment?
With or without food
How much was the improvement?
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What are you using Derobin Ointment for?
Keratoses (Abnormal skin growth)
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th May 2018.