Creams and Sprays

Otitis

Otomize (Dexamethasone) – Ear Spray- [Eczematous inflammation in otitis media]

Sofadex (Dexamethasone) – Ear Drops (can be ear or eye) [Eczematous inflammation in otitis media]

Gentisone HC  – (Hydrocortisone with antibacterial) – Ear drops – [Eczematous inflammation in otitis media]

[If otitis externa treat with fluclox]

Creams

 

Sizes:

  • Eumovate  –
  • Cetra

For eczema (Hydrocortisone 1% but this is rarely used)

  • Eumavate (Clobetasone 0.05%) [eczema and dermatitis of all types] maintenance between courses of more potent corticosteroids….
  • Then….
  • Betnovate (Betametasone 1%) cream [Severe inflammatory skin disorders such as eczemas unresponsive to less potent corticosteroids, psoriasis]…Then…
  • Dermovate (Clobetasol 0.05%) [Short term treatment only of severe resistant inflammatory skin reactions unresponsive to less potent corticosteroids, psoriasis]
  • Use these in conjunction with:
    • Hydromol Cream (Emollient)
    • Epaderm Cream (Emollient)
    • Diprobase Cream (Emollient)
    • Doublebase Gel (Emollient)
  • Synalar Flucinolone 0.025% = synalar (Psoriasis)
  • Dovobet (betamethasone and calcipotriol)
  • Enstilar foam (betamethasone & calcipotriol) (like dovobet but better bioavailability)

Potentcy

Mild
  • Hydrocortisone 0.1 – 2.5%
  • Dioderrm
  • Mildison
  • Synalar 1 in 10 dilution
Mild with antimicrobials
  • Caesten HC
  • Daktacort
  • Econacort
  • Fucidin H
  • Nystaform – HC
  • Terra-Cortril
  • Timodine

Moderate

  • Betnovate – RD
  • Eumovate
  • Haelan
  • Modrasone
  • Synalar1 in 4 dilution
  • Ultralanum Plain

Moderate with antimicrobials

  • Trimovate

Moderate with Urea

  • Alphaderm

Potent

  • Beclometasone dipropionate 0.025%
  • Betamethasone valerate 0.1%
  • Betacap
  • Betesil
  • Bettamousse
  • Betnovated
  • Cutivate
  • Diprosone
  • Elocon
  • Hydrocortisone butyrate
  • Locoid
  • Locoid Crelo
  • Metosyn
  • Mometasone Furoate 0.1%
  • Nerisone
  • Synalar

Potent with antimicrobials

 

 

Antifungal

  • Canesten Cream (?HC) (clotrimazole 1%) – [vaginal and vulval candidiasis]
  • Timodine (Hydrocrotisone 0.5%, nystatin + antimicrobial) fungal infections of the skin – bnf
  • Terbinafine Cream (Terbinafine hydrochloride 1%) [Fungal infections of skin]
  • Trimovate (Clobetasone 0.05% + nystatin + antimicrobial) [eczema and dermatitis of all types – maintainence between courses of more potent corticosteroids]
  • Daktarin Cream (miconazole 2%) – tinea pedis [fungal skin infections/vaginal candidiasis]
  • Daktacort Cream (clotrimazole 1%, hydrocortisone 1%)
  • Miconazole Oral Gel – Daktarin Oral Gel [Oral Candidiasis]
  • Nystatin Oral Drops [oral and perioral infections]
  • Amorolfine 5% Nail Lacquer – For fungal nail infections

Intranasal avamys for nasal decongestant

Intranasal ipratropium if chronic and very snotty