Original Articles

Investigations in humans or animals in vivo or in vitro, experimental or observational.


A randomized controlled study on the efficacy and safety of zinc oxide 20% ointment versus salicylic acid 15% + lactic acid 15% ointment in the treatment of patients with verruca vulgaris in a tertiary hospital

Hazel C. Hao, Daisy King-Ismael Abstract & CitationReferences Abstract Background: Verruca vulgaris are scaly, rough papules or nodules caused by the human papilloma virus. Objective: To determine the efficacy and safety of topical zinc oxide ointment versus topical...

A triple-blind, randomized controlled trial on the efficacy and safety of 1.5% Carica papaya latex cream vs. 2% ketoconazole cream in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor among Filipinos

Anna Cecilia Francesca I. AlvarezJose Giovanni E. Dimayuga Abstract & CitationReferences Abstract Background: Carica papaya latex has been found to have antifungal properties rendering an alternative treatment for fungal infections, i.e. pityriasis versicolor. It has...