Patients in the study were those with mild to moderate disease related clinical signs of lichen sclerosus, lichen sclerosus relapse, or recurrence after at least one previous treatment with topical steroids, or intolerance to topical corticosteroids
Systemic effects of topical corticosteroids
may also include Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria.
Don't use topical corticosteroids
on the face unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
with an optimized therapeutic index) and have proven anti-pruritic properties, such as those demonstrated by the topical corticosteroid
were tapered every two hours and ointment was continued at bedtime.
should be first-line treatment for acute flares.
In cases where less than 20 percent of the skin surface is affected by vitiligo, different strengths of topical corticosteroids
can be applied to nearly any part of the skin where vitiligo is present, including the face.
NEW ORLEANS -- The use of potent or very potent topical corticosteroids
in pregnancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of fetal growth retardation, according to a very large population-based cohort study.
After introductory chapters on principles of diagnosis and anatomy and on topical therapy and topical corticosteroids
, descriptions and current and comprehensive therapeutic information are presented for 24 types of disease.
Mouth rinses with a numbing ingredient, topical corticosteroids
, and zinc supplements may help ease symptoms.
from Copenhagen conducted a randomized, double-blind trial in 20 healthy volunteers (age range, 23 to 62 years) with Fitzpatrick skin type I to III to evaluate the effect of topical corticosteroids
in treating acute sunburn.
The percentage of participants using topical corticosteroids
reduced from 66% to 27% during the last month of the study when compared to the three months prior to study commencement.