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Related to keratolytic drugs: Keratolytic agents
keratolytic drugsDrugs able to break down or soften keratinized epidermis that are used, often in combination with other ingredients, to treat ACNE, dry skin conditions, WARTS and PSORIASIS. Examples are salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, silver nitrate, formaldehyde solutions and podophyllum resin.
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