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Year : 1985  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 143--145

A Double Blind Comparative Evaluation of Ointment and Cream Bases Containing Corticosteroids

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P K Singh

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Efficacy of two corticosteroid Preparations (Halcinonide (0.1%) and fluocinglone acetonide (0.0125%) in two different bases (ointment and creams) was evaluated on ten healthy volunteers using the wheal suppression technique in a double blind manner. The ointment preparations were more potent than the cream preparations of the same corticosteroid, in the same concentration These differences were highly significant.


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