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glucocorticoid

[¦glü·kō¦kȯrd·ə‚kȯid]
(biochemistry)
A corticoid that affects glucose metabolism; secreted principally by the adrenal cortex.
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Management of amiodarone-induced pulmonary toxicities involves discontinuation of the drug and treating the patient with glucocorticosteroids.
1])) and require emergency room treatment or admission to hospital for acute asthma, and/or systemic glucocorticosteroids (CS) for management.
This bronchoconstriction was significantly reduced (% inhibition) after pretreatment with the glucocorticosteroid budesonide (49%), the [[beta].
Treatment of the affected patient's desquamative interstitial pneumonitis with glucocorticosteroids did not result in an increased viral load.
Some patients still confuse glucocorticosteroids with anabolic steroids, Dr.
After the transplant (allogenic in 9 cases and autogenic in 11 cases), patients received immunosuppressive drugs such as glucocorticosteroids (prednisone, 10-20 mg/day), cyclosporin, methotrexate, and calcium folinate.
In addition, Rituxan, in combination with glucocorticosteroids, is now approved for the treatment of Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis in adults.
Avoid giving any patient with suspected B-NHL glucocorticosteroids for any reason until the diagnosis has been established.
56,57) As add-on treatment in children whose asthma is insufficiently controlled by low doses of inhaled glucocorticosteroids, leukotriene modifiers provide moderate clinical improvements, including a significant reduction in exacerbations (52,58,59) (Evidence B).
Reported treatments for loxoscelism include hyperbaric oxygen, dapsone, antihistamines, antibiotics, dextran, glucocorticosteroids, vasodilators, heparin, nitroglycerin, electric shock, curettage, and surgical excision, but "none of these has been proved effective," Dr.
Glucocorticosteroids inhibit allergic inflammation in the nose at many levels.
Moderate exacerbations were defined as requiring intervention with systemic glucocorticosteroids and severe exacerbations were defined as leading to hospitalization and/or to death.