Sprays for psoriasis

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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020

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Psoriasis is such a disease that it is impossible to conquer with the help of modern methods forever, but various medications help to improve the skin condition and for a long time relieve the patient of unpleasant symptoms. Most patients suffer an easy form of the disease, so for its treatment, there are enough local drugs. Among them, a special place is occupied by sprays from psoriasis.

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Indications of the psoriasis sprays

The psoriasis spray is used to slow the intensive growth of cells. This helps to quickly and effectively remove inflammation. The remedy should be chosen by the doctor, depending on what type of illness the patient has, how much more space is already occupied by psoriatic plaques, what form of the disease, and what state of the patient at the moment. Typically, a variety of sprays are suitable for treatment in a state of remission or exacerbation during the process of subsidence. This helps to improve the condition of the skin and daily look after it.

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Release form

At the moment in pharmacies you can find a huge number of different names of sprays from psoriasis. They are chosen taking into account many individual characteristics of the patient, but there are also those that have gained the greatest popularity. Among them is the following:

  1. Beauty Balance.
  2. Spray.
  3. Skin Cap.

Also good results are shown and hormonal sprays from psoriasis. But you should pay attention that they should be used strictly according to the instructions.

Below we will consider all the popular and effective sprays from psoriasis.

Beauty Balance

This spray differs natural and completely safe for the health of the patient composition. Its active ingredients are: grape leaves, aloe vera juice, horse chestnut, essential peppermint oil, agar-agar, ginkgo biloba.

Thanks to this environmentally friendly composition, Beauty Balance helps to soften, rejuvenate, soothe the skin, relieve it of the unpleasant manifestations of psoriasis, and slow the aging process.

The spray has no contraindications, except intolerance to the components of the drug. It can be used even during pregnancy, since the natural composition does not act negatively on the development of the fetus and the health of the expectant mother.

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Spray 999

This drug is prescribed to the patient during remission or after the acute form of psoriasis has already passed. It helps daily to look after the affected areas of the skin, moisturizing them. In addition, this spray is also recommended for patients with atopic dermatitis and neurodermatitis.

The spray differs well-expressed antiseptic, antipruritic, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory effect. You can use the drug along with other medications for psoriasis.

The drug is completely natural. It consists of 30 medicinal herbs, including: red safflower, artificial musk, centipede.

Before spraying, shake the medicine bottle thoroughly. Apply to the skin at a distance of not less than 15 cm. Use twice a day. It should be noted that the preparation does not leave greasy spots or shine on the skin.

Spray is contraindicated for use during pregnancy and breast-feeding. At drawing protect from a preparation of an eye, mucous membranes.

Skin Cap

This is perhaps the most popular of all the sprays that can be found today in the country's pharmacies. With its help, you can effectively and quickly treat psoriasis without taking even corticosteroids and cytostatics. It is also recommended for the treatment of atopic and seborrheic dermatitis, neurodermatitis, skin inflammations.

The active active component of the spray is pyrithione zinc. In sprays, its amount does not exceed 0.2%. The spray perfectly copes with all forms of psoriasis, even if the disease affects the scalp.

It is very important to read the instructions carefully before using the product. First, the affected skin is prepared for application. To do this, they must be well cleaned and dried. Shake the bottle well with the spray. In the process of treatment, hold the skin with it vertically. Do not apply the drug too far from the skin. The optimal distance is 15-20 cm.

The spraying procedure must be repeated two to three times a day. The duration of therapy depends on the individual characteristics of the patient's body. Even if you already have a therapeutic result, you do not need to stop using the spray. When processing the scalp, a special nozzle is used, which is sold complete with the drug.

In some cases, the agent may cause allergic reactions. Do not use the drug with intolerance to its components.

Hormonal sprays from psoriasis

In the treatment of psoriasis, an excellent result is shown by hormonal preparations, among them the following sprays should be highlighted.

Oxycyclozole. Antibacterial agent, which also combines anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effects. Used to treat psoriasis, as well as burns and wounds on the skin.

Active active components of the spray are oxytetracycline and prednisolone. Before spraying onto the damaged skin, the aerosol bottle must be shaken thoroughly. Apply from a distance of at least 20 cm only to those parts of the skin that have been affected by psoriasis. Apply is every day until the main symptoms of the disease disappear.

The drug is contraindicated in certain diseases: healing wounds, fungal lesions of the skin, intolerance of the components. Also it can not be used during pregnancy and during lactation.

Polcortolone TC. The drug is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Active active ingredients of the drug are tetracycline hydrochloride and triamcinolone acetonide.

The spray is used to treat psoriasis, folliculitis, furunculosis, urticaria, atopic dermatitis.

Before using the aerosol, you must shake the vial with the drug. Irrigate the affected skin within three seconds. In this case, the product should be kept at a distance of 13-15 cm from the skin.

In the treatment of adult patients, the application is carried out two to three times a day. Children at an early age (after three years) are recommended to spray the spray not more often than once a day. Therapy is five to ten days.

The drug is contraindicated for skin tuberculosis, viral and fungal diseases, syphilis, tumor, chicken pox, intolerance of the drug components, during pregnancy.

The main side effects from the use of the spray are: itching, inflammation, irritation, allergic reactions, acne.


Consider the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of sprays from psoriasis using the example of the popular non-hormonal drug Skin Cap.

The zirconium pyrithione, which is part of its composition, is distinguished by its pronounced antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory properties. Has sensitivity to such fungi: Pityrosporum orbiculare and Pityrosporum ovale. They cause itching and excessive peeling of the skin. It is also active in the following bacteria: Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Proteus spp.

With the action of zircon pyrithione, the level of ATP decreases, due to which the cell membranes are depolarized. This causes the death of pathogenic microorganisms and fungi.

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If applied externally, the pyrithione zinc is deposited in the upper layer of the dermis and epidermis. Absorption is very slow. Can be found in the blood.

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Use of the psoriasis sprays during pregnancy

Studies of psoriasis sprays on the safety of use during pregnancy have not been conducted. Therefore, it is difficult to say exactly how these drugs affect the health of a pregnant woman and fetus. Some sprays with a natural basis (Spray 999, Beauty Balance) can be prescribed to pregnant women. But they should be sprayed very carefully and under the supervision of the treating doctor.


As a rule, sprays from psoriasis have no serious contraindications. All of them are not recommended for use with intolerance of the main components of the drugs. Also, some medicines (Polcortolone TC, Oxycyclozole) should not be applied to affected skin or fungal infections. Before using any preparation, you should read the instructions carefully.

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Side effects of the psoriasis sprays

Very rarely, when using sprays from psoriasis, allergic reactions may occur: itching, rash, flaking, irritation, urticaria. In this case, immediately stop using the drug and consult a doctor.

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Dosing and administration

Before spraying on the affected skin, spray from psoriasis, the skin should be thoroughly washed and dried. Flask with aerosol several times shake and then apply to the patient's body. Keep the bottle upright, at a distance of at least 13 cm from the skin. Dosage is individual and is prescribed by a doctor.

Since sprays are used most often during remission, they can and should be used after the disappearance of the main symptoms of the disease.

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At the moment, there have been no cases of an overdose of sprays from psoriasis.

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Interactions with other drugs

Non-hormonal sprays from psoriasis can be used in conjunction with other medications from this disease.

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Storage conditions

Preparations that are released in the form of an aerosol (spray) should be stored out of the reach of children. The air temperature can be 4 to 30 degrees above zero.

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Shelf life

Shelf life from four to five years. Do not use the product after the expiration date.

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To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Sprays for 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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