Eosinophilic Fasciitis Medication

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Peter M Henning, DO; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

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Corticosteroids

Class Summary

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

Prednisone (Sterapred)

Useful in the treatment of inflammatory conditions by reversing increased capillary permeability and suppressing neutrophil activity.

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