What is the dermatop ointment for?

Dermatop is an anti-inflammatory ointment that contains Prednicarbate, a corticoid substance that relieves the symptoms of skin irritation, especially after the action of chemical agents, such as detergents and cleaning products, or physical ones, such as cold or heat. However, it can also be used in cases of skin conditions, such as psoriasis or eczema, to relieve symptoms such as itching or pain.

This ointment can be purchased in conventional pharmacies with a prescription, in the form of a tube containing 20 grams of product.


The price of this ointment is about 40 reais for each tube, however, the amount may vary according to your place of purchase.

What is it for

Dermatop is indicated for the treatment of skin inflammations caused by chemical factors or skin problems, such as psoriasis, eczema, neurodermatitis, simple dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis or striated lichen, for example.

How to use

The dose and duration of treatment should always be guided by a dermatologist, however, the general indications are:

  • Apply a light layer of the medicine over the affected area 1 or 2 times a day, for a maximum of 2 to 4 weeks.

Treatment periods of more than 4 weeks should be avoided, especially in children and in the first trimester of pregnancy.

Possible side effects

The most frequent side effects of using this ointment include irritation, a burning sensation or intense itching at the application site.

Who should not use

Dermatop is contraindicated in case of lesions on the skin around the lips and should also not be used in people with allergies to any of the components of the formula. In addition, it cannot be used to treat injuries caused by vaccination, syphilis, tuberculosis or infections caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi.