Relevant issues in pharmacotherapy of psycho-cutaneous disorders

Sreyoshi Ghosh, Rishikesh V. Behere, P. S.V.N. Sharma, S. Savitha

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Psychiatric disorders frequently co-occur with dermatological conditions and psychotropic agents may be indicated in treating the underlying psychiatric symptoms. Use of psychotropics can be associated with significant cutaneous adverse effects as well as drug interactions with pharmacological agents used in treatment of the dermatological conditions. Knowledge of indication, contraindication, side effects, and interactions of psycho-tropics is essential for the practicing dermatologist in managing psycho-dermatological conditions. This review aims at discussing relevant issues in pharmacological management of psycho-cutaneous disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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