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    Corticosteroids and Corticosteroid Replacement Therapy Professional

    Corticosteroids and Corticosteroid Replacement Therapy, No data are available on other corticosteroids. Corticosteroids and infection Corticosteroids...

    Oral Steroids Conditions

    Who cannot take oral corticosteroids? There are very few people who cannot take oral corticosteroids. Only people who have serious infections (and are not taking treatment for the...

    Achilles Tendon Rupture Conditions

    Factors that weaken the Achilles tendon are: Corticosteroid medication (such as prednisolone ) - mainly if it is used as long-term treatment rather than a short course.

    Topical Steroids (excluding Inhaled Steroids) Conditions

    Can you buy topical corticosteroids? You can buy some topical corticosteroids 'over the counter' without a prescription. , Hay fever Eczema Dermatitis Dermatitis and eczem...

    Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Trochanteric Bursitis) Conditions

    Joint (intra-articular) steroid injection There is strong evidence of a short-term benefit from peri-trochanteric corticosteroid injections for up to three months with the greatest effect ...

    Precautions for Patients on Steroids Undergoing Surgery Professional

    Introduction Since the 1940s synthetic corticosteroids (or steroids) have been developed for their anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects. , Corticosteroids Steroids Surgi...

    Sarcoidosis Professional

    Topical corticosteroids (eye drops) can then be used without oral corticosteroids. If there is an associated intermediate and/or posterior uveitis then oral corticosteroids will b...

    Ulcerative Colitis Professional

    Olsalazine has a higher incidence of diarrhoea in pancolitis and is best for patients with left-sided disease, or intolerance of other 5-ASAs. Corticosteroids Corticosteroid...

    Erythrodermic Psoriasis Professional

    Psoriasis is the most common cause of erythroderma in adults. [ 2 ] Erythrodermic psoriasis usually occurs in two contexts: In the setting of known, progressively worsening chronic plaque psoria...

    Anti-inflammatory Eye Preparations Professional

    Overview There are four broad categories of ophthalmic anti-inflammatory preparations: Corticosteroids. Antihistamines. Mast cell stabilisers. Non-steroidal anti-inflammator...

    Management of Stable COPD Professional

    The risk is particularly increased and dose-related with fluticasone. [ 9 ] Oral therapy Corticosteroids: Maintenance use of oral corticosteroid therapy in CO...

    Behçet's Disease Professional

    Skin lesions: erythema nodosum, pseudo-folliculitis, papulopustular lesions or acneiform nodules in post-adolescent patients not on corticosteroids. Pathergy (exaggerated skin injury occur...

    Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema Professional

    Topical steroids Mild corticosteroids are generally used on the face and on flexures; potent corticosteroids are generally required for use on adults with discoid or lichenifie...

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica Professional

    Treatment dilemmas: Incomplete or non-response to corticosteroids. Ill-sustained response. Unable to reduce corticosteroid dose. Need for prolonged corticosteroid ther...

    Management of Childhood Asthma Professional

    Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) Regular inhaled corticosteroids are recommended where [ 11 ] : Beta 2 agonists are being used more than two times per week.

    Premature Labour Conditions

    Why are steroids used in premature labour? Corticosteroids help your baby's lungs (and brains) mature. They are given by injection (two injections are given, 12-24 hours apart), and wo...

    Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Professional

    Subsequently, other anti-epileptic drugs, corticosteroids , or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) therapy are often used. Various corticosteroid regimens including oral prednisone, high do...

    Joint Injection and Aspiration Professional

    Subacromial corticosteroid injection for rotator cuff disease and intra-articular injection for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) may be beneficial, although their effect may be small and not well...

    Non-allergic Rhinitis Professional

    In general, the most effective therapy is the combination of an intranasal antihistamine and an intranasal corticosteroid [ 6 ] . Vasomotor rhinitis Humidified air may be helpful. ...

    Acute Exacerbations of COPD Professional

    Management [ 1 ] The frequency of exacerbations should be reduced by appropriate use of inhaled corticosteroids and bronchodilators, and vaccinations. The impact of exacerbations sh...

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