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.
D10AD Retinoids for topical use in acne
All retinoids for topical use should be classified in D10AD.
Last updated: 2012-12-20