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TOPICAL STEROID POTENCY RANKING (IMOST POTENT, VIILEAST POTENT)

Brand

Generic Name

Size

Temovate cr, ot 0.05%

Clobetasol propionate

15, 30, 45 g

Diprolene ot, cr 0.05%

Betamethasone dipropionate 15, 50 g

Psorcon ot 0.05%

Diflorasone diacetate

15, 30, 60 g

Ultravate cr, ot 0.05%

Halobetasol dipropionate

15, 45 g

Cyclocort ot 0.1%

Amcinonide

15, 30, 60 g

Diprosone ot 0.05%

Betamethasone dipropionate 15, 50 g

Elocon ot 0.1%

Mometasone furoate

15, 45 g

Florone ot 0.05%

Diflorasone diacetate

15, 30, 60 g

Halog cr, ot, sl 0.1%

Halcinonide

cr, ot: 15, 30, 60, 240 g

II

sl: 20, 60 mL
Lidex cr, gl, ot, sl 0.05% Fluocinonide

15, 30, 60, 120 g


sl: 20, 60 mL

Maxiflor ot 0.05%

Diflorasone diacetate

15, 30, 60 g

Maxivate cr, ot 0.05%

Betamethasone dipropionate 15, 45 g

Topicort cr, ot 0.25%

Desoximetasone

15, 60 g

Topicort gl 0.05%

Desoximetasone

15, 60 g

Aristocort A ot 0.1%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60 g

Cyclocort cr, lt 0.1%

Amcinonide

cr: 15, 30, 60 g

III

lt: 20, 60 mL
Diprosone cr 0.05%

Betamethasone dipropionate 15, 45 g

Florone cr 0.05%

Diflorasone diacetate

15, 30, 60 g

Lidex-E cr 0.05%

Fluocinonide

15, 30, 60, 120 g

Maxiflor cr 0.05%

Diflorasone diacetate

15, 30, 60 g

Maxivate lt 0.05%

Betamethasone dipropionate 60 mL

Valisone ot 0.1%

Betamethasone valerate

14, 45 g

Aristocort ot 0.1%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60 g

Cordran ot 0.05%

Flurandrenolide

15, 30, 60, 225 g

Elocon cr, lt 0.1%

Mometasone furoate

cr: 15, 45 g

IV

lt: 30, 60 mL
Kenalog cr, ot 0.1%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60, 80, 240 g

Kenalog aerosol 0.2%

Triamcinolone acetonide

63 mL

Dermatop cr, ot 0.1%

Prednicarbate

15, 60 g

Brand

Generic Name

Size

Synalar ot 0.025%

Fluocinolone acetonide

20, 60 g

Topicort LP cr 0.05%

Desoximetasone

15, 60 g

Cordran cr 0.05%

Flurandrenolide

15, 30, 60 g

Kenalog lt 0.1%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60 mL

Kenalog ot 0.025%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60, 80, 240 g

Locoid cr, ot 0.1%

Hydrocortisone butyrate

15, 45 g

Synalar cr 0.025%

Fluocinolone acetonide

15, 60 g

Tridesilon ot 0.05%

Desonide

15, 60 g

Valisone cr, lt 0.1%

Betamethasone valerate

cr: 15, 45, 110, 430 g

lt: 20, 60 mL
Westcort cr, ot 0.2%

Hydrocortisone valerate

ot: 15, 45, 60 g


cr: 15, 45, 60, 120 g

VI
Aclovate cr, ot 0.05%

Alclometasone dipropionate

15, 45 g

Aristocort cr 0.1%

Triamcinolone acetonide

15, 60 g

Kenalog cr, lt 0.025%

Triamcinolone acetonide

cr: 15, 60, 80


lt: 60 mL

Locoid sl 0.1%

Hydrocortisone butyrate

20, 60 mL

Locorten cr 0.03%

Flumetasone pivalate

15, 60 g

Synalar cr, sl 0.01%

Fluocinolone acetonide

cr: 15, 45, 60 g


sl: 20, 60 mL

Tridesilon cr 0.05%

Desonide

15, 60 g

Hydrocortisone

cr, ot: 30 g

VII
Hytone cr, ot, lt 1%

lt: 120 mL
Hytone cr, ot, lt 2.5%

Hydrocortisone

cr, ot: 30 g
lt: 60 mL

From Ferndale Laboratories, Ferndale, Michigan.


Note: There are other topical steroid preparations containing dexamethasone, flumethasone,
prednisolone, and methylprednisolone.
Cr, cream; gl, gel; lt, lotion; ot, ointment; sl, solution.