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corticosteroid

[¦kȯrd·ə‚kō′stir‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
Any steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex of vertebrates.
Any steroid with properties of an adrenal cortex steroid.
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Alvesco (ciclesonide) is an inhaled corticosteriod that is anticipated to offer excellent efficacy and improved safety compared to existing medications for the treatment of asthma.
5-7) Risedronate also reduces the risk of vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women initiating or continuing corticosteriod treatment for chronic conditions.
A reduction in renal flares, and high-dose corticosteriod and cyclophosphamide use in patients receiving LJP 394 is encouraging," commented Daniel J.
s products for the treatment of adult periodontitis, to the dental market, and Pandel(R), a prescription topical corticosteriod licensed from Altana, Inc.
s products for the treatment of adult periodontitis, to the dental market and Pandel(R), a prescription topical corticosteriod licensed from Altana, Inc.
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Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Although inhaled corticosteriods are widely used for treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), these drugs may be associated with diabetes development progression, says a study.
2) Corticosteriods increase susceptibility to infection by suppressing the immune response in eosinophils.
2) Many physicians will prescribe antiviral medicines and corticosteriods to reduce pain and duration.
No more than one exacerbation per year requiring oral corticosteriods.

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