There are the general medicine which are limited under the public codes of laws and their sales are restricted without the prescription of medical practitioner. Prescription medicines are applied either Topical steroid or Psoralen and Oral Psoralen. The benefits and side effects of these medicines are scientifically examined and have an enormous evidence base to show them the firm trust. The main inconvenience in that they are expensive enough and not the most effective in Vitiligo like some other herbal products are.
Topical Steroid Therapy
Steroids are chemically related to cortisol the chief hormone produced by adrenal glands. They are precisely potent suppressor of immunity and can enhance be useful in auto –immune disorders. Steroids are generally used in form of topical creams and ointments during the initial stages of Vitiligo. Usually physician recommends the milder steroids dose for children and high potency dose for the adults for a period of three months duration though the affect is not permanent.
Psoralen is found naturally in the seeds of Psoralea Corlifolia which is a significant plant in the Ayur Vedic system of Indian medicine. It is also commonly available in Fig, Parsley West Indian Satinwood and celery..
A group of naturally occurring substances is Psoralens which can enable human skin to catch the tanning effects of UV (Ultraviolet) light therapy enhancing pigmentation. It is for the excellent quality that they have successfully been used to cure Vitiligo since ages.
Many of the methods and remedies are applied by the effected people for this disease which range is from simple dietary to ingestion of Psoralen. The benefits are as variable as the nature of remedies.
The use of Psoralen is very effective of all these but it has a high potential of side effects using it without the supervision of medical expert who may stop their use.