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D DERMATOLOGICALS

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.

Only oral preparations in ATC group D are given DDDs. Most products in this group are for topical use, and no DDDs are assigned because the amount given per day can vary very much according to the intensity and distribution of the disease. Consumption figures for these dermatological preparations can be expressed in grams of preparations regardless of strength.


D10 ANTI-ACNE PREPARATIONS

The DDDs are based on the treatment of severe acne.


D10A ANTI-ACNE PREPARATIONS FOR TOPICAL USE

This group comprises all topical preparations used specifically in the treatment of acne, incl. preparations with antibiotics, corticosteroids etc.


D10AA Corticosteroids, combinations for treatment of acne

Only combined corticosteroid preparations specifically used in the treatment of acne are classified in this group. Other dermatological corticosteroid preparations are classified in D07 - Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    D10AA01  fluorometholone    

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Last updated: 2013-12-19