Considerations when Prescribing Topical Corticosteroids

Considerations when Prescribing Topical Corticosteroids

Topical corticosteroids are one of the oldest and most useful treatments for dermatologic conditions. There are many topical steroids available, and they differ in potency and formulation. Successful treatment depends on an
accurate diagnosis and consideration of the steroid’s delivery vehicle, potency, frequency of application, duration of treatment, and side effects.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2020