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Locoid Medium Strength Steroid
Mid to low potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a medium to low potency topical steroid. It is appropriate for mild inflammatory skin conditions like eczema. There are many other steroids in this class. The benefit is that there is very low risk of side effects with Locoid and the other class v (5) medium/low potency topical steriods. You can use them safely in more sensitive skin areas. ...Read more
Which steroid can help me build strength and muscle fast? I need to build a lot oF strength in. Short time window like a month and half
How long does it take for high strength topical steroid creams on the face to cause side effects especially skin thinning ?
Dose creatine really work on increaseing strength and muscle mass and what dose if true I don't want to take steroids I may take pro hormones?
Increase strength: Many professional athletes take meds to improve strength etc. only to be found out and suspended, Don't follow that path. 1: Please set up an appointment with an athletic trainer. 2: Please see a dietitian. That combination, if used properly, will take you where you want to be. May take a few months but you will still have many years ahead of you. "Go Man U" ...Read more
I'm told I have a condition that is exacerbated by "medium to high doses of topical steroids". How does one quantify this "medium to high" dosage?
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Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?
CanResearchYourself!: e.g.: https://www.google.com/search?q=potency%20of%20topical%20corticosteroids & http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/p135.pdf. All steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) work by altering gene expression, worsen blood glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) & suppress immune system functions (can thus aggravate infections). Often fairly safe short-term if young & apparently healthy, yet can also backfire. ...Read more
I have been prescribed oral steroids 6 times within a year. Should i be concerned that this might cause other health issues.
For What?: Short courses of steroids usually do not cause serious side effects as long term use of steroids.We do not know what your condition is for which you were prescribed steroids and how long the course has been and what was the dosage discuss your cocerns with your treating doctor and I am surehe/she can explain to you why you need it and what health issues if any it can cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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