Searched Term: corticosteroids
  • Corticosteroids: Drug Facts, Side Effects and Dosing
    Corticosteroids are steroid hormones that are either produced by the body or are man-made. Systemic corticosteroids refer to corticosteroids that are given orally or by injection and distribute throughout the body.
  • Corticosteroid - Wikipedia
    Corticosteroids are a class of steroid hormones that are produced in the adrenal cortex of vertebrates, as well as the synthetic analogues of these hormones.
  • What to Know About Corticosteroids
    Corticosteroids or glucocorticoids, often just called "steroids", were once thought to be miraculous. In 1948, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, a group of arthritis patients was given daily injections of a corticosteroid.
  • Prednisone and other corticosteroids: Balance the risks ...
    Corticosteroid drugs — including cortisone, hydrocortisone and prednisone — are useful in treating many conditions, such as rashes, lupus and asthma. But these drugs also carry a risk of serious side effects. Working with your doctor, you can take steps to reduce these side effects so that the
  • Corticosteroids | NHS inform
    Corticosteroids can interact with other medicines, and the effects of either medicine can be altered as a result. There is less chance of this happening with steroid injections or sprays, although it can occasionally happen if they're …
  • Corticosteroids | definition of corticosteroids by …
    Corticosteroids are group of natural and synthetic analogues of the hormones secreted by the hypothalamic-anterior pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis, more commonly referred to as the pituitary gland.
  • List of Inhaled corticosteroids -
    Inhaled corticosteroids are medicines containing corticosteroids such as beclomethasone, budesonide, ciclesonide, flunisolide, fluticasone, or mometasone in a preparation designed to be inhaled through the mouth.
  • Corticosteroids | Cleveland Clinic
    Corticosteroids are man-made drugs that closely resemble cortisol, a naturally-occurring hormone. Corticosteroids are often called 'steroids' and differ from the compounds that some athletes abuse.
  • Steroids - NHS.UK
    Steroids, also called corticosteroids, are anti-inflammatory medicines used to treat a range of conditions. They're different from the anabolic steroids used by athletes and body builders to improve their performance.
  • Corticosteroid | definition of corticosteroid by Medical ...
    corticosteroid [kor″tĭ-ko-ster´oid] any of the hormones produced by the adrenal cortex; also, their synthetic equivalents. Called also adrenocortical hormone and adrenocorticoid. All the hormones are steroids having similar chemical structures, but quite different physiologic effects. Generally they are divided into glucocorticoids ...