A number of treatment options can help in controlling the symptoms of scalp psoriasis. The treatment is aimed at relieving the signs and symptoms, and controlling flare-ups. It includes the use of topical medications, medicated shampoos, and phototherapy. Topical therapy includes corticosteroids, tazarotene, anthralin, calcipotriol/calcipotriene, and tars. Topical medications are available in the form of creams, lotions, ointments, gels, foams, and shampoos.