What is Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Cocois Scalp Ointment

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Preparations containing the combination of coal tar, salicyclic acid and sulfur are used topically for relieving itching, flaking, irritation, redness, and scaling caused by dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis of the scalp.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Dosage Patients Percentage
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Duration

Currently taking Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Coal tar-salicylic acid-sulfur topical

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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