How strong should corticosteroids be to treat psoriasis?
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.
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