Ointment is evenly spread on the skin, in contrast to creams and solutions.

@article{Ivens2001OintmentIE,
  title={Ointment is evenly spread on the skin, in contrast to creams and solutions.},
  author={Ullrich Ivens and Bjarte Steinkjer and J{\o}rgen Vedelskov Serup and Vilhelm Tetens},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={
          264-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The efficacy of topical therapy depends on the patient spreading the topical drug in an even layer to give a standard dose. Ointments are believed to be more effective than creams and solutions. OBJECTIVES To compare the application and spreading of four different pharmaceutical vehicles. METHODS Twenty-nine healthy volunteers applied a fixed amount (0.1 g) of solution (S), ointment (O), cream (C) and low-viscosity cream (LVC) to the abdominal skin. Area of spread, skin surface… CONTINUE READING
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