Corticosteroids – The Classification System

By |2021-10-19T03:16:58-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Red Skin Syndrome Causes|

Topical corticosteroid creams and ointments are classified numerically by potency from strongest to weakest 1 – 7. The implication is that the weakest probably won’t do much good but will cause no harm, to the strongest that will cure everything quickly but requires a little care in its usage. Wherever a doctor cannot do [...]

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By |2021-10-19T03:16:58-07:00June 1st, 2015|Red Skin Syndrome Causes|

Patients often use preparations manufactured in other parts of the world and at times it is difficult to translate these foreign brand names and chemicals into our grading system. In addition, several super potent steroid shampoos are available that promise to help end scaliness of the scalp. These shampoos are only in contact with the [...]

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