Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, Systemic are used in the treatment of Lichen Striatus?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: June Kim, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Corticosteroids, Systemic

Corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory properties and cause profound and varied metabolic effects. In addition, these agents modify the body's immune response to diverse stimuli.

Prednisone (Deltasone, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred, Sterapred DS)

Prednisone may decrease inflammation by reversing increased capillary permeability and suppressing PMN activity.


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