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Prednicarbate (Prednicarbate) - Summary



Prednicarbate ointment 0.1% contains the non-halogenated prednisolone derivative prednicarbate. The topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used topically as anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agents. Each gram of prednicarbate ointment 0.1% contains 1.0 mg of prednicarbate in a base consisting of white petrolatum, glyceryl monooleate, octyldodecanol NF, and propylene glycol.

Prednicarbate ointment 0.1% is a medium potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses.

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Published Studies Related to Prednicarbate

Modern topical glucocorticoids and anti-infectives for superinfected atopic eczema: do prednicarbate and didecyldimethylammoniumchloride form a rational combination? [1994.11]
The addition of an anti-infective to a topical glucocorticoid preparation for superinfected atopic eczema is still controversial. To address this question in the context of the topical glucocorticoids of the non-halogenated double-ester type 0.25% prednicarbate cream was compared to the identical preparation incorporating the same amount of the disinfectant didecyldimethylammoniumchloride in patients suffering from atopic eczema carrying Staphylococcus aureus at a density of more than 10(6) colony-forming units per cm2...

Comparison of the effects of calcipotriol, prednicarbate and clobetasol 17-propionate on normal skin assessed by ultrasound measurement of skin thickness. [1994]
In this study, we investigated the effect of calcipotriol, prednicarbate and clobetasol 17-propionate on skin thickness over a treatment period of 6 weeks. The study was conducted as a controlled, randomized, double-blind comparison.

Prednicarbate activity and benefit/risk ratio in relation to other topical glucocorticoids. [1993.10]
BACKGROUND: Nonhalogenated double esters of prednisolone or hydrocortisone applied topically to the skin have a low atrophogenic potential. However, activity and benefit/risk ratio and therefore the superiority over conventional topical glucocorticoids are not well defined... CONCLUSIONS: Prednicarbate and hydrocortisone aceponate are intermediate potent glucocorticoids that are superior to betamethasone 17-valerate because of the improved benefit/risk ratio. Patients with severe atopic dermatitis and those who relapse frequently should profit from the treatment with these newer glucocorticoids.

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Clinical Trials Related to Prednicarbate

Bisphosphonate and Anastrozole Trial - Bone Maintenance Algorithm Assessment [Completed]
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of an oral bisphosphonate (alendronate) in preventing bone loss in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer who are receiving anastrozole therapy, and to determine how long alendronate treatment is needed.

Standardized Time- and Score-oriented Treatment of Moderate and Severe Atopic Dermatitis [Completed]
The study was designed to test the hypothesis whether a standardized, time-and score-oriented treatment following a strict evidence based algorithm is equally effective to a standard treatment regimen for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Study Type: Mono-centre study, patients are blinded, physicians are randomized to either treat study- or controll group Eligible are patients age 2 years or older with SCORAD >= 20 Duration: 12 Months, study visits every 4 weeks. Primary endpoint is Difference between Baseline SCORAD and mean SCORAD under treatment. Secundary endpoints are quality of life, safety and economic burden in both treatment groups.

Fexofenadine in Pruritic Skin Disease [Completed]

European Survey of Non-Variceal Upper Gastro Intestinal Bleeding (NVUGIB) [Completed]

Evaluation of Patient Characteristics and Treatment Approaches to Patients With Bipolar Disorder in Turkey [Completed]
A registry study to identify the patient-diagnosis-treatment characteristic profile of patients with bipolar disorder in Turkey.

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