Psoriasis: Recommendations for topical tazarotene

  • Indication: Plaque-type psoriasis
  • Contraindications/adverse reactions:
    • Most common side effect is skin irritation in lesional and perilesional skin.
    • Photosensitizing

Level of Evidence: I Strength of Recommendation: A


Navigate section 3 of the psoriasis guideline: Topical therapies

Citation note

When referencing this guideline in a publication, please use the following citation: Menter A, Korman NJ, Elmets CA, Feldman SR, Gelfand JM, Gordon KB,et al. Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Section 3. Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Apr;60(4):643-59.