oa South African Medical Journal - Plasma cortisol levels in normal volunteers receiving either betamethasone valerate or desoximetasone by topical application

Volume 54, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Desoximetasone (Topisolon; Hoechst), a new topical steroid, and betamethasone 17-valerate were compared with respect to their effects on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function as evidenced by plasma cortisol concentrations.

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