diflucortolone


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diflucortolone

 [di-floo-kor´tah-lōn]
a synthetic corticosteroid used as the valerate salt and applied topically in treatment of inflammation and pruritus of dermatoses.
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His AD skin lesion was treated with topical corticosteroids (diflucortolone valerate).
Because the patient developed various undesirable effects, such as biological hepatitis and secondary diabetes mellitus, the following treatment was then implemented: mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) 500 mg daily instead of AZA, decrease in corticosteroid doses, and maximization of topical treatment (diflucortolone valerate 0.3%).
One study reported six infants (four girls, two boys) aged between 3 and 8 months who were exposed to potent topical corticosteroids (clobetasol propionate and diflucortolone valerate) by the mother's application without prescription.19 In our study, female gender predominated with 13 girls compared to 8 boys.
Czaika, "Effective treatment of tinea corporis due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes with combined isoconazole nitrate and diflucortolone valerate therapy," Mycoses, vol.
Inflammatory tinea pedis with bacterial superinfection effectively treated with isoconazole nitrate and diflucortolone valerate combination therapy.