antipruritic

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antipruritic

[‚an·tē·pru̇′rid·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as camphor, that relieves itching.
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Medically, psoriasis if often treated with emollients, moisturisers, biologic therapies, topical anti-inflammatory agents or anti-pruritic agents and phototherapy.
topical corticosteroids with an optimized therapeutic index) and have proven anti-pruritic properties, such as those demonstrated by the topical corticosteroid methylprednisolone aceponate.
Topical smoothening agents and anti-pruritic medications are also prescribed for symptomatic relief.

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