Dermatar Soap contains Salicylic acid, and Coal Tar.
Salicylic acid is an Keratolytic, or peeling agent, which works by causing the outer layer of skin to shed. It acts as a scale lifter, helping to soften and remove psoriasis scales as well as promotes shedding of psoriatic scales without affecting epidermis structure. Salicylic acid facilitates greater penetration of topical medication Coal Tar reduces the turnover of the skin cells and reduces inflammation and have anti-scaling properties. It offers antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and inhibit keratinocyte proliferation
Dermatar Soap is used in eczema, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis