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What is the difference between clobetasol propionate cream,

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what is the difference between clobetasol propionate cream, usp,0.05% and fluocinonide ointment, usp, 0.05% both by TARO.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dermadoc replied 7 years ago.
Clobetasol propionate cream o.o5 % cream is class 1 potency steroid
Fluocinonide ointment 0.05 % is a class 2 potency steroid.
Basically action wise both are same however you have to remember that class 1 steroid has more chances of topical side effects and long term use should be avoided.

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