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Have palmo planter psoriasis. Advised sorvate c. How long can I use, will it reduce psoriasis?

i have palmo planter psoriasis (no itching and dry scaling). i have been advised to use sorvate c. is it a new medicine. I had been using acitretin for quite some time. I want to leave it as my cholesterol and triglycerides is shooting up. How long can I use sorvate c medicine. will this be useful in palmo planter psoriasis
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Psoriasis at times can prove to be a bit refractory to treatment. As you have mentioned that your lipid profile is deranged, so obviously acitretin needs to be withheld or stopped. Sorvate c contains clobetasol (a potent steroid) and calcitriol(a vit d derivative). Both of them are quite effective in treating psoriatic lesions and can be used for a prolonged period provided you do not develop any itching, redness or irritation with the medicine . Also use a good emollient to keep your hands and feet well moisturised. Take care.
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