whether hyperglycemia can occur with non-oral corticosteroids

We're getting questions about whether hyperglycemia can occur with non-oral corticosteroids...topical, inhaled, or local injections.

Hyperglycemia is less likely with these formulations than with oral corticosteroids...but can still occur in susceptible patients.

Topical steroids can cause hyperglycemia when used in chronic or high doses...especially for diffuse conditions such as psoriasis.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote