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Can you give me examples of steroidal drugs for topical use. thanks?

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Marvell 7 Apr 2010

Please see notes below.

Class 1

Very potent (up to 600 times as potent as hydrocortisone)

* Clobetasol propionate (Dermol™ Cream/Ointment
* Betamethasone dipropionate (Diprosone™ OV Cream/Ointment)

Class 2

Potent (I50-100 times as potent as hydrocortisone)

* Betamethasone valerate (Beta™ Cream/Ointment/Scalp Application, Betnovate™ Lotion/C Cream/C Ointment, Daivobet™ 50/500 Ointment, Fucicort™)
* Betamethasone dipropionate (Diprosone™ Cream/Ointment)
* Diflucortolone valerate (Nerisone™ C/Cream/Fatty Ointment/Ointment)
* Hydrocortisone 17-butyrate (Locoid™ C/Cream/Crelo Topical Emulsion/Lipocream/Ointment/Scalp Lotion)
* Mometasone furoate (Elocon™ Cream/Lotion/Ointment)
* Methylprednisolone aceponate (Advantan™ Cream/Ointment)

Class 3

Moderate (2-25 times as potent as hydrocortisone)

* Clobetasone butyrate (Eumovate™ Cream)
* Triamcinolone acetonide (Aristocort™ Cream/Ointment, Viaderm KC™ Cream/Ointment, Kenacomb™ Ointment)

Class 4

Mild

* Hydrocortisone 0.5-2.5% (DermAid Cream/Soft Cream, DP Lotion-HC 1%, Skincalm, Lemnis Fatty Cream HC, Pimafucort Cream/Ointment)

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