1. There are many products that offer Psoriasis relieve, so what makes Scytera a “stand out” product?
With 2% of coal tar, the new Scytera has a gentle scent of peppermint oil, musk, and wood that will fade away after a few minutes. Thanks to a new pump design, its delicate cream mousse is easy to apply, especially on tricky parts of the body. Plus, Scytera is TGA approved which means it meets Australian standards of quality, safety and efficacy. Please, consult a Doctor or health care professional before use.
2. What is Coal Tar and what are the benefits of adding this ingredient to Scytera?
Based on evidence from The American Academy of Dermatology, Coal tar is considered to be one of the most reliable and effective topical treatments for the symptoms of Psoriasis. Coal tar is a naturally sticky black and brown substance used as an active ingredient in medical and cosmetic products. Coal tar is a bi-product of distilled coal that is produced at extremely high temperatures. Coal tar is a compound with anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties proven to reduce over production of sebum and skin cells – the main conditions associated with psoriasis.
3. What are some the negative effects / if any from using Coal Tar?
Side-effects of using coal tar may include local irritation, acne, and temporary exacerbation of psoriasis, dermatitis, burning and stinging sensations and hyper pigmentation.
4. What are the positive effects from using Scytera?
Scytera provides a fast temporary relief of psoriasis symptoms including intense skin itching, burning, and pain.
5. Can the foam be used on your scalp?
Yes, it can. It is actually easier because of its light foam texture in a pump format rather than a cream that will make your hair heavy and greasy.
6. Does it stain blonde hair?
Not sure about this one, pleases email any questions that you have to Dr. Reddys Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Dr.ReddysLaboratoriesLtd
7. What is the best way to use the product on your skin?
Psoriasis sufferers first exfoliate the affected area. Afterwards, a thin layer of topical cream, ointment or foam with coal tar is applied. This procedure is generally repeated 1 to 4 times per day or as directed by a medical practitioner. Apply Scytera topically to affected areas of the skin between one to four times daily or as directed by doctor.
8. Should the product be used night and day?
Depending on Doctor’s recommendations, but usually sufferers can apply it 1 to 4 times per day.
9. When should you see results from using Scytera foam?
Usually, results are effective after a week of use. But it all depends on how serious the psoriasis is for each sufferer, everyone is different.
10. What is the price of Scytera and does a little go a long way?
Around $23, available in pharmacies through a prescription or over the counter at regular retail pricing. Yes, a little goes go a long way because it is a light foam therefore spreads further.
What Dr Ready saids about Scytera Foam
About Scytera™ (Coal Tar) Foam 2%
Scytera™ is a foam format, topical treatment for the symptoms of psoriasis.
Why Choose Scytera™ (Coal Tar) Foam 2%
Scytera™ foam offers Efficacy, Safety and Cosmetic Appeal
Scytera™ foam formulation is quick drying and minimises staining. It is easy to apply – particularly on hard to treat areas such as the palms, hands and scalp. Contains 2% coal tar but with minimal odour; Peppermint Oil added.
Contains 2% coal tar and is effective as a first line therapy.
Safe as a first line or combination therapy. Can also be used with Systemic treatments, Phototherapy and Biologics under the supervision of a healthcare professional. For additional information on the use of Scytera™ and topical treatments that contain Coal Tar, please contact Dr.Reddy’s Australia.
The key benefits of Scytera™ (coal tar) Foam 2% offers cosmetic appeal to patients.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. For external use only. If symptoms persist, contact your healthcare professional.
Find out more about Scytera
You can buy Scytera at select pharmacies across Australia. Contact your local pharmacy or call Dr. Reddy’s Australia to find your nearest stockiest on 1800 733 397.
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