Selection of sites for bioassay of topical steroids.
PK Singh, G Singh
Deptt. of Skin & V.D., Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi
PK Singh Deptt. of Skin & V.D., Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi
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ABSTRACT: Potency of fluocinolone acetonide cream (0.1 percent) was assessed on two different sites (back and forearms) in ten volunteers using his amine induced wheal suppression technique. The back was proved to be more appropriate and suitable site for assesing the potency of different steroids in comparison to conventional site forearm.