These are hormones produced naturally by the body's adrenal gland - cortisol or are synthetically made reproductions of the natural hormones, as for example cortisone, prednisone, or dexamethasone.
Some of the corticosteroids will also suppress the immune system (immunosuppressive) and are useful in allergic and autoimmune conditions.
Corticosteroids are clinically used for conditions such as allergic reactions, shock, inflammation in musculoskeletal tissues, conjunctivitis, autoimmune diseases, some cancers, etc. These drugs can be injectable, oral or topical.
- Dexamethasone Injectable
- Synalar Cream