Efficacy Versus Ointment

Enstilar® is more effective than Dovobet ointment* in achieving treatment success at week 41

how Enstilar affects psoriasis compare dovobet

Adapted from Koo J et al. J Dermatolog Treat 2016

Koo J et al., 2016:A multicentre, investigator-blinded Phase II study. Treatment success was defined as patients who achieved clear or almost clear skin with at least a two-step improvement according to PGA. 54.6% (n=77/141) of patients using Enstilar® achieved treatment success by week 4 vs 43.0% (n=58/135) using Dovobet ointment* (p=0.025).1

CI: confidence interval; OR: odds ratio; PGA: physician’s global assessment.

UK Enstilar® foam and Dovobet® ointment cost comparison:3

Pack sizeTreatmentBasic NHS Price
60 gEnstilar® foam£39.68
Dovobet® ointment£39.68
2 x 60 g
(120 g)
Enstilar® foam£79.36
Dovobet® ointment£73.86

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*Dovobet® ointment is not available in Ireland


LEO Pharma Product Licence Indications
Enstilar® is indicated for the topical treatment of psoriasis vulgaris in adults.1  Prescribing information can be found here
Dovobet® ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of stable plaque psoriasis vulgaris amenable to topical therapy in adults. Prescribing information can be found here
Dovobet® gel is indicated for scalp psoriasis in adults and the topical treatment of mild to moderate “non-scalp” plaque psoriasis vulgaris in adults.3.  Prescribing information can be found here

  1. Koo J et al. J Dermatolog Treat2016; 27(2):120–127.
  2. King C et al.Poster 237 presented at the 5th Psoriasis International Network Annual Meeting, Paris, France, 5–7 July 2016.
  3. BNF formulary. https://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/. Last accessed July 2019.
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