Topical Corticosteroids: 10 Must-Know Facts

Virginia Bartok, RPh, MBA
Published Online: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Knowing these facts can help keep topical corticosteroid use safe and effective.
For patients with all kinds of skin problems, topical corticosteroids—prescription and OTC strength—are often soothing, as well as generally safe and effective.1 Let’s review 10 facts about these topicals.


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