"DENVER â€” New data shed more light on the specific risks of congenital birth defects associated with the Graves' disease drug methimazole (MMI) and the timing of the teratogenic effects.
The results indicate that there were significant"...
Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. Their synthetic analogs are primarily used for their potent anti-inflammatory effects in disorders of many organ systems.
Glucocorticoids cause profound and varied metabolic effects. In addition, they modify the body's immune responses to diverse stimuli.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2017
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