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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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In our experience, 8 of our 100 patients (8%) with Marsh I lesions had nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use as the only known clinical association.
The known antiinflammatory drugs are generally separated into the steroid-based glucocorticoids, the nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and the more potent immunosuppressive drugs, such as cyclosporine and methotrexate.
A 51-year-old, HIV-negative, apparently immunocompetent man from Denmark, with known psoriatic gout and under treatment with a nonsteroidial antiinflammatory drug, was admitted to a hospital in Herning, Denmark, with chest pain radiating to the left shoulder and arm, lasting for 1 day.
Our data showed the protective effects of JW-E in cartilage alteration, that appears greater than that elicited by indomethacin, a not steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID), commonly employed in joint diseases.
said Tuesday it has agreed to sell SmithKline Beecham Plc (SB) of Britain exclusive rights to develop and market a new antiinflammatory drug in world markets save Japan and some Asian countries.
Researchers at Queen's University in Belfast have developed an antiinflammatory drug which may be tested on patients in just two years.
ISLAMABAD -- Chemists have developed a revolutionary new way to manufacture natural chemicals and used it to assemble a scarce antiinflammatory drug with potential to treat cancer and malaria, a new release by the Australian National University (ANU) said on Tuesday.
3 Careful with painkillers Diclofenac, a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug, like ibuprofen, has been linked to a 40 per cent increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study by Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
SORE throats in adults could be cured faster by taking an antiinflammatory drug alongside antibiotics.
In May 1999, the US Food and Drug Administration approved rofecoxib, the first nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) [1] with specific cyclooxygenase II (COX-II) activity.
Furthermore, Pincus and colleagues demonstrated that the use of an antiinflammatory drug is both more efficacious and preferable to the patients than the use of an analgesic alone in the treatment of patients with OA.
A non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (indomethacin), will quell the inflammation around the joint quickly, and a 'cage' over the affected foot will stop bedclothes irritating it.