Ointments vs Creams vs Lotions [Video]

Kelley-Ross Pharmacy GroupAsk The PharmacistOintments vs Creams vs Lotions [Video]

Ointments vs Creams vs Lotions [Video]

Have you ever wondered what the difference between ointments, creams and lotions might be? We are frequently asked this exact question, so as part of our ongoing ‘Ask The Pharmacist’ series, our Pharmacists Intern, Jackie Ho tackles this question.

For instance, did you know that an ointment is 80 percent oil and 20 percent water. A cream is 50 percent oil and 50 percent water. A lotion is similar to a cream but it’s an even lighter or less thick formulation?

Learn more here…..

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