glucocorticoid

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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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Study of drug utilization pattern of glucocorticosteroid drugs with special emphasis on their immediate adverse effects in a tertiary care teaching rural hospital.
Even wrestling has thrown up a few names with Uttar Pradesh girl Gargi Yadav, who won silver in the women's 60kg freestyle, testing positive for bethamethasone, prednisolone and prednisone -- all glucocorticosteroids.
A short course of oral glucocorticosteroids is recommended only in patients with moderate to severe nasal and/ or ocular symptoms that are not controlled with other treatments.
33) Glucocorticosteroids and orbital radiotherapy are often used together due to their synergistic effect.
As expected, the preceding therapy for almost all patients with the diseases included in this study consisted of glucocorticosteroids (88%), NSAIDs (51%), and immunosuppressants (67%).
To date, no OF data are available for synthetic glucucorticosteroids, but synthetic glucocorticosteroids may also be present after administration, due to a depot of drug in the mouth.
Our findings revealed that the most common treatment currently in use on the cohort--steroid administration--is not that which is described in the current guidelines, which guidelines stress the need for the immediate administration of epinephrine (12,13); in fact, a Cochrane review failed to reveal any benefits whatsoever to the use of glucocorticosteroids in the emergency management of anaphylaxis (14).
Only eosinophilic polyps respond to the topical treatment with glucocorticosteroids [8,11-13].
Stimulation of pro--inflammatory cytokines' release by mononuclear cells in peripheral human blood under the influence of glucocorticosteroids," Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences [Vestnik Rossiyskoy Akademii Medicinskih Nauk], in Russian, Vol.
Elevated levels of glucocorticosteroids have been shown to participate in the impairment of wound healing observed during stress (Padgett, 1998).
The routine use of antihistamines and glucocorticosteroids is not recommended unless they are administered to decrease the severity of a possible allergic reaction to the antivenom.
A screening method for the detection of synthetic glucocorticosteroids in human urine by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry based on class-characteristic fragmentation pathways.