Corticosteroid therapies

Corticosteroids therapies There are several forms of corticosteroid therapies defined according to their route of administration, the duration of the prescription and the dosage recommended. The main routes of administration of corticosteroids are : - Oral (by ingestion through the mouth) e.g., prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone, betamethasone, hydrocortisone, dexamethasone - Parenteral (intravenous or intramuscular) [...]

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Peculiarities of corticosteroids applied to the skin

Topical corticosteroids Corticosteroids applied to the skin rarely induce adverse side effects, although certain ones have been observed during prolonged treatment with high doses of powerful forms of topical corticosteroids(e.g., cataract, diabetes...). Local side effects can also occur: fragility of the skin, difficulty healing cuts, spontaneous bruising caused by minor trauma and stretch [...]

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