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Last updated: 22 Oct 2020
Published: 22 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Synalar contains an effective topical steroid and is suitable for treating a wide variety of inflammatory, pruritic and allergic disorders of the skin. Synalar is particularly suitable for topical application in:

Eczema and dermatitis; atopic eczema, seborrhoeic eczema, discoid eczema, otitis externa, contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis.


Psoriasis (Excluding widespread plaque psoriasis) Lichen Planus, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

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