Most of the drugs in this group are preparations for topical use. Some few preparations for systemic use with clear dermatological applications, e.g. griseofulvin (antimycotic), retinoids (for treatment of acne) and psoralens and retinoids (for treatment of psoriasis) are classified in this group.
D06 ANTIBIOTICS AND CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS FOR DERMATOLOGICAL USE
This group comprises products for topical use in skin infections etc.
D06B CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS FOR TOPICAL USE
This group includes chemotherapeutics for dermatological use, except:
Combinations with antibiotics - D06C
Combinations with corticosteroids - D07C
This group includes both direct acting antivirals and other agents for viral diseases.
Mucoadhesive formulations of aciclovir are classified in J05AB01.
Podophyllin preparations are classified at the 5th level for podophyllotoxin.
D06BX Other chemotherapeutics
This group comprises chemotherapeutics used in different skin disorders, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups, e.g. metronidazole for the treatment of rosacea.
Last updated: 2013-12-19