corticosteroids


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corticosteroids

1. Cortisone and other hormones produced in the cortex of each adrenal gland. Corticosteroids help to control the balance of salts and sugars in the body.
2. Natural or synthetic hormones that assist metabolism, act in relation to stress, or maintain the salt-andwater balance in the body.
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We did not evaluate the correlation between use of corticosteroids and fasting blood glucose levels and other metabolic parameters.
One leading British vet last night said it was "not unknown" for vendors of yearlings to treat minor injuries with corticosteroids so as not to affect a sales price.
Corticosteroids are increasingly being used to alleviate symptoms, although the evidence for efficacy is inconclusive.
said the study was not quite the death knell for the use of corticosteroids in the treatment of lateral epicondylalgia, but that other approaches, such as exercise and physiotherapy, should be tried first and if they don't work, then perhaps steroids could be considered, Dr.
Side effects don't often occur with injected corticosteroids.
Patients included in the study had to be on corticosteroid therapy for at least 5 days or had corticosteroids discontinued for at least 10 days.
Controversy exists with respect to the effect of inhaled corticosteroids on mortality.
Intranasal corticosteroids reduce individual nasal symptoms (sneezing, rhinorrhea, itching, postnasal drip, and nasal blockage) and total nasal symptom score better than with antihistamines.

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