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Could using Derma-Smoothe/FS be stunting my grandson's growth?

This medicine contains a steroid that is absorbed through your grandson's skin. If he has been using this medicine for a long time, it can cause side effects, including slowing his growth rate. Talk with your grandson's parents and his doctor if you think this medicine is affecting his growth.

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