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Pharmacotherapy

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Abstract

This section includes the details needed to safely manage a patient on complex medications. It includes the mechanism of action, questions to consider before starting a patient on a medication, contraindications to medications, common dosages, side effects, and baseline labs and monitoring recommendations. We also cover sunscreen and gentle skin care recommendations.

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  • Topical
  • Oral
  • Drug monitoring
  • Mechanism of action
  • Dosing
  • Side effects
  • Contraindications
  • Biologics
  • Sonic hedgehog
  • Pregnancy categories
  • Sunscreen
  • Gentle skin care

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Hylwa, S., Hurliman, E., Liu, J., Luxenberg, E., Boull, C. (2021). Pharmacotherapy. In: Pocket Dermatology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83602-3_8

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