Topical Steroids


Low Potency   
Hydrocortisone:
Apply bid-qid [0.5 % crm, oint] - OTC
Apply bid-qid [1.0 % crm-28g ; Lotion-118ml ; Oint-28g]
Apply bid-qid [2.5 % crm- 28g, 454g; Lotion-118ml ; Oint-28g, 454g]
Medium Potency
 Betamethasone valerate:
Apply once or twice daily. [0.1% cream/Lotion]

 Mometasone furoate  (Elocon )
Apply once daily. [0.1% cream/oint/lotion]

 Triamcinolone (Aristocort ®, Kenalog ®)
Apply 3 to 4 times daily.

[Cream]
0.025% - 15g, 80g.
0.1% - 15g, 80g, 454g
0.5% - 15g.

[Lotion]
0.025% - 60ml
0.1% - 60ml

[Oint]
0.025% - 15g, 80g, 454g.
0.1% - 15g, 80g, 454g.
0.5% - 15g.

[Paste]
0.1% - 5g.

Hight Potency
Betamethasone dipropionate:
Apply qd-bid [0.05% ointment]

Halcinonide:
Apply bid-tid [0.1% cream, oint, solution]

Mometasone furoate:
Apply qd [0.1% ointment]

Triamcinolone acetonide:
Apply bid-qid [0.5% ointment]
Very High Potency
Clobetasol propionate:
Apply bid [0.05% cream]
Apply bid [0.05% foam]
Apply bid [0.05% gel]
Apply bid [0.05% lotion]
Apply bid [0.05% ointment]
Apply bid [0.05% Shampoo]
Apply bid [0.05% Solution]
Apply bid [0.05% Spray]