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Alternative medicine for slovakia bnetacorton to treat psoriasis

I writing to you regarding my good friends son medical condition Psoriasis . He was prescribe by the MD in slovakia Betacorton s sol . but unfortunatly he can t get it anymore . Is it possible to buy it in Australia and do I need prescription for that. Thank you very much for your help . Have a nice evening and thank you .
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dec 2012
Hello Geza,

Thanks for posting,

Betacorton has the active ingredient salicylic acid/Halcinonid which is used as the treatment of choice for psoriasis. Alternative treatment of psoriasis will be based on the following topical creams/lotions/solutions which are steroid-based creams (e.g hydrocortisone), Calcipotriene (vitamin D related and proven to be effective treatment), Coal-tar ointments and shampoos, Coal-tar ointments and shampoos etc Unfortunately most of them are prescription medications but you can get steroid-based creams OTC.
I do how ever suggest that you see a dermatologist for opinion before you can continue with treatment as there can be up to date treatment options for psoriasis that the son's previous might not be aware of.

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