"The beta-blocker propranolol, especially in oral form, more effectively reduces the size and volume of infantile hemangiomas than placebo, observation, and other treatments such as corticosteroids, according to a meta-analysis published online Ja"...
Topically applied corticosteroids can be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects (see PRECAUTIONS: General).
Topical corticosteroids are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparations.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/14/2008
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