Oral Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis
Why It Is Used
Oral corticosteroids are generally not recommended for controlling atopic dermatitis. They are used only for severe cases of atopic dermatitis or when topical agents (creams and ointments) and Reference antihistamines Opens New Window have not worked.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 17, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology