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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 135--137

A double - blind randomised multicentre controlled study of topical 0.05% clobetasol propionate with 2.5% zinc sulphate preparation

1 Department of Dermatology, Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur 613004, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Batra Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Dermatology, Mumbai, India
4 St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
5 Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Jayakar Thomas
Department of Dermatology, Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur 613004
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 28615568

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The aim of this study was to compre the efficacy and safety of topical clobetasol propionate and clobetasol propionate with zinc sulphate cream preparation. Steroid responsive dermatoses were primarily considered in both the treatment groups. From thc analysis of 291 patients, from five different centres, it wasnoted that though the out come was Positive in both the trial groups significant differences existed in the treatment group which received clobetasol propionate with zinc sulphate preparation. During evaluation the outcome was even between both treatment groups on the day 7. However towards the end of the study significant differences existed. Interestingly both the treatment groups did not have any adverse effects.


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