Vtama (Tapinarof Cream) for Psoriasis | MyPsoriasisTeam

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Vtama cream is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. Vtama cream is also known by its drug name, tapinarof.

Vtama cream is steroid-free topical treatment. It is an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) agonist. AhR is important for regulating the skin barrier. This receptor also plays a role in skin inflammation. The exact way Vtama cream works to treat psoriasis is unknown.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Vtama cream should be applied to the affected areas of skin once daily.

Vtama cream is a water-based topical. It comes in a tube.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Vtama cream lists common side effects including folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles), itching, contact dermatitis, colds, flu, and headache.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Vtama Cream — Dermavant

Non-Steroidal Topical Treatments — National Psoriasis Foundation

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