Effect of betamethasone valerate with biopolymer on skin inflammatory models in albino mice and wistar rats

M. C. Satish Kumar, Sachidananda Adiga, Avin D'Souza, Purnima Sirigiri, Deepa Ayappa, Veena Nayak, Bharti Chogtu, K. L. Bairy

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Abstract

There is always a need for better antiflammatory drugs for conditions like atopic dermatitis. A newer formulation is biopolymer based betamethasone valerate. This study was done to compare the efficacy of betamethasone valerate with neomycin (Betnovate N) with betamethasone valerate with biopolymer in animal models of superficial skin inflammation in rats and mice. The inflammatory models croton oil ear edema in rats and topical application of arachadonic acid in mice were used. In both the models, the animals treated with betamethasone valerate with biopolymer showed a significant decrease in inflammation as compared to Betnovate N group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-175
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research
Volume4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2010

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  • Pharmaceutical Science

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