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How strong should corticosteroids be to treat psoriasis?

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Corticosteroids are ranked on a scale of 1 through 7. If it's labeled "1," it means the drug is "super potent" or very strong. When it has a "7," it's got a rating of "least potent" or very weak. Your doctor will weigh several different things before he suggests a specific corticosteroid for you. He'll consider your age, the severity of your disease, and the affected parts of your body. 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on February 24, 2016
Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on February 24, 2016

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