STL Volume 11 Number 9

Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News – November 2006

Update on Ketoconazole 2% Gel Xolegel™, Infliximab Remicade®, Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Recombinant Vaccine Gardasil™, Desonide Verdeso™ Foam 0.05% and drug news about melanoma and anti-acne agents.
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Fractional Laser Treatment for Pigmentation and Texture Improvement

Fractional laser treatment with the 1,550nm erbium fiber laser (Fraxel® Laser, Reliant Technologies) has bridged the gap between the ablative and nonablative laser modalities used to treat the epidermal and dermal signs of skin aging.
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Topical Treatments for Melasma and Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation disorders of the skin are common and can be the source of significant psychosocial distress for patients. Topical applications are the mainstay of treatment and include phenols, retinoids, corticosteroids, and their combinations.