Anti-inflammatory property of steroidal and non-steroidal creams : a comparative study.
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005
G Singh Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005
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ABSTRACT: The present study was condcuted to evaluate the efficacy of non steroidal anti-inflammatory creams and to compare with topical steroid cream using Reddy and Singh's human bioassay technique. This involves suppression of histamine induced wheal as an index of anti-inflammatory activity of a topical agent. 5 percent aspirin, 5 percentt phenylbutazone. while hydrocortisone and beclomethasone resulted in significant reduction.