Topical Corticosteroids Misuse: A Burning Issue

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https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v17i1.23116

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Glucocorticoids, Hydrocortisone, Nepal, Nonprescription drugs

Abstract

Since the introduction of hydrocortisone into dermatology, a tremendous development has occurred in the field of topical corticosteroids. With the growing use of topical corticosteroids, a serious concern for its misuse is to be highlighted. This matter is of a great concern. Proper guidelines and legislation on the use of topical corticosteroids are warranted to combat this serious issue.

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Author Biography

Saraswoti Neupane, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal

Professor, Department of Dermatology

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Published

2019-03-12

How to Cite

Neupane, S. (2019). Topical Corticosteroids Misuse: A Burning Issue. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology &Amp; Leprology, 17(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v17i1.23116

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