April Armstrong, MD, MPH: MOA of VTAMA® (tapinarof) cream, 1% for Adult Patients with Plaque Psoriasis

Dr. Armstrong reviews the mechanism of action for VTAMA cream for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults.

Important Safety Information

Indication: VTAMA® (tapinarof) cream, 1% is an aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist indicated for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults.

Adverse Events: The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥ 1%) in subjects treated with VTAMA cream were folliculitis (red raised bumps around the hair pores), nasopharyngitis (pain or swelling in the nose and throat), contact dermatitis (skin rash or irritation, including itching and redness, peeling, burning, or stinging), headache, pruritus (itching), and influenza (flu).

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