"Vomiting, behavior changes, and sleep disturbances each affect about one child in 20 taking a short course of oral corticosteroids, a new study shows.
Moreover, almost one in 100 gets an infection while receiving the commonly prescrib"...
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Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. Prednisolone (prednisolone (prednisolone (prednisolone tablets) tablets) tablets) is primarily used for its 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: 6/20/2008
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