Trinity Medical Center I Dr. Marin Guentchev, MD, PhD

Corticosteroids

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Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory drugs prescribed for a wide range of conditions. They mimic hormones normally produced by the adrenal glands on top of the kidneys. Corticosteroids are available as tablets, injections, sprays and lotions. Corticosteroids are mainly used to reduce edema and inflammation and can also be used to suppress the immune system. Potential side effects of long-term treatment include weight gain, acne, increased risk of infections, mood changes, diabetes, increase of blood pressure, osteoporosis.
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