Topical Gel


Topical Gel, Topical Liquid

  • Indications
  1. Lesions on scalp or hairy areas
  2. Oozy or wet lesions
  • Advantages
  1. Jelly-like consistency that may be soothing to inflammatory lesions (e.g. Poison Ivy)
  2. Quick drying
  3. Does not cause hair matting
  • Adverse Effects
  1. Gels may be irritating in some cases
  • Disadvantages
  1. Must apply frequently (evaporates easily)
  2. Lower potency medication delivery vehicle than Topical Ointments and Topical Creams