Ointment "King of the skin" from psoriasis

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Last reviewed: 01.06.2018

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The "King of Skin" ointment effectively reduces or completely eliminates symptoms such as rash, itching and flaky skin caused by various infections, in particular, Candida albicans, Trichophyton, Microsporum and Malassezia folliculitis (Pityrosporum folliculitis), staphylococcus and streptococci.

Indications of the ointment "King of the skin" from psoriasis

The King's skin from psoriasis and eczema, according to her description, also includes the following indications for use: pancreatic lichen, dermatophytosis and mycosis (including onycomicosis), acne (acne), candidiasis and herpes rashes, inflammation of hair follicles and trichophytosis, seborrheic and atopic dermatitis.


The mechanism of the therapeutic effect of any drug used for therapeutic purposes is determined by its composition. The Internet offers two options for ointment. Ointment King of the skin (on the package there is an inscription - Compound ketoconazole cream KL, manufacturer: Dihon Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Yunnan, China) - contains ketoconazole and clobetasol propionate It should be noted that the ketoconazole (nizoral) included in this ointment is an antifungal agent group of imidazole, which breaks the shell of cells of fungi and bacteria, metabolism is also disrupted, which causes the stoppage of their reproduction and death.Adverse actions of ketoconazole are manifested by burning of the skin and dermatitis.

And clobetasol propionate is a synthetic corticosteroid that removes inflammation, redness and itching of the skin by blocking the synthesis of inflammatory cytokines and narrowing the vessels in the area of inflammation.

Another ointment King of skin from psoriasis (another cardboard package), except ketoconazole, has in its composition extracts: kapur kachri, sandal, tulasi, nyima, turmeric and yashtimadhu. However, information on how these Ayurvedic components work, in the "instructions" is missing, as, indeed, and its translation.

Ginger lily (Hydicum spicatum) or pale ginger - kapur kachri - is contained in the form of essential oil from the rhizome of the plant; removes irritation and itching of the skin, reduces its inflammation. Sandal has antiseptic properties and also removes inflammation, and also improves capillary circulation and moisturizes the skin.

Tulasi extract - extract from the leaves of the basilica of the sacred (Ocimum sanctum) - contains a set of terpenes and phenols, due to which it acts as an anesthetic and disinfectant.

All parts of the subtropical Naim tree (Azadirachta india, Azadirachta indica) are used in Ayurvedic medicine and homeopathy as an antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ingredient. Turmeric (a plant of the ginger family) in Asia is considered a powerful remedy against microbes. But yashtimadhu in Ayurveda is called the licorice root (licorice), which contains phytosterols and promotes the regeneration of skin cells.


Pharmacokinetics of this tool of Chinese production is not described.

Use of the ointment "King of the skin" from psoriasis during pregnancy

Use during pregnancy is not recommended.


Contraindications to the use of ointments with clobetasol include common plaque psoriasis, acne, viral and fungal skin infections, age of up to 12 years.

Side effects of the ointment "King of the skin" from psoriasis

Side effects of clobetasol (and, therefore, ointment of the skin King): hyperemia and itching of the skin, atrophy of skin areas in the areas of application, increased hairiness, discoloration of the skin, and an increase in psoriatic eruptions with the risk of pustules.

By the way, in pharmacies ointments and creams with clobetasol propionate are sold under the names Clobetasol, Dermovate, Psoriderm and others.

Dosing and administration

Dosage and administration: the product is applied externally, it should be lubricated with rashes on the skin (with a small amount of ointment) once or twice a day.

Duration of use depends on the effectiveness, but use ointment King of skin from psoriasis for longer than three weeks in a row is not recommended.


Overdose of this drug, as well as its interaction with other drugs are not described.

Storage conditions

Storage conditions are normal.

Shelf life

Shelf life is 2 years.


To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Ointment "King of the skin" from psoriasis" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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