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Treatment Localized lichen planus Initial therapy First-line treatment: Superpotent topical steroid ointment or cream. Apply superpotent fluorinated topical steroid ointment or cream such as fluocinonide (such as Lidex), betamethasone (such as Diprolene), or clobetasol proprionate (such as Temovate) q.d. to b.i.d. until the lesions flatten and disappear. Prescribe an antihistamine to control pruritus. During waking […]