Polytar

Polytar

A brand name for COAL TAR.
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They include children's cough liquid Tixylix, Eurax anti-itch cream, dry skin lotion range Oilatum and anti-dandruff shampoo Polytar.
Steifel, which makes anti-itch creams, acne treatments and other dermatological remedies, has a very interesting portfolio of added value dermatological products, some available in retail like Oilatum & Polytar, others only on medical prescription.
Boots has a wide range of products, including E45 Cream, pounds 9.69; Exorex Lotion for skin and scalp, pounds 14.99; Polytar Liquid Scalp Treatment, pounds 3.99.
He should avoid using soap on his face and should use a shampoo such as polytar for his hair.
My GP's prescriptions didn't do much, but a chum suggested something called Steifel Polytar liquid which I got from my chemist.