Pp. 192-209 (18)
Esther Díez Recio and Adriana Martín Fuentes
Glucocorticoids are among the most frequently prescribed anti-inflammatory
drugs not only in dermatology but all of medicine because of their anti-inflammatory
and immunosuppressive properties, and are prescribed by a wide variety of physicians,
both specialists and generalists. We described the mechanism of action of GCs, the
pharmacokinetics, the indications and dosage, adverse events, risks and precautions,
particularly in pregnancy.
Glucocorticoids, adrenal cortex hormones, therapeutics, drug therapy,
chemicals and drug categories, administration, oral, infusions, parenteral, skin and
connective tissue diseases, skin diseases, skin.
Dermatology Department, Hospital General Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Spain