hypercorticism


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hypercorticism

[‚hī·pər′kȯrd·ə‚siz·əm]
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It is possible that hypercorticism (an excess level of steroids in your body) or adrenal insufficiency (your adrenal gland cannot produce enough steroids) may appear in a small number of patients, particularly when ASMANEX is administered at higher than recommended doses over prolonged periods of time.
immunosuppression, increased risk of infections, hypercorticism, adrenal suppression, growth rate reduction, glaucoma, and cataracts) may be seen in patients using ciclesonide; however, systemic exposure is reduced due to decreased absorption of the drug.
Hyperprealbuminemia, euthyroid hyperthyroxinemia, ZollingerEllison-like syndrome and hypercorticism in a pancreatic endocrine tumour.
Dietary restriction is associated with diurnal hypercorticism in rodents (24), which in turn reduces pro-inflammatory cytokine production (25-28) and inhibits expression of adhesion molecules (29).
Treatment with orally inhaled corticosteroids may lead to signs or symptoms of hypercorticism, suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) function and/or suppression of growth in children.
It is possible that systemic corticosteroid effects such as hypercorticism and adrenal suppression may occur, particularly at higher doses.
When intranasal corticosteroids are used at higher than recommended dosages or in susceptible individuals at recommended dosages, systemic corticosteroid effects such as hypercorticism and adrenal suppression may appear.
Hypercorticism or adrenal suppression can occur with high dosages of intranasal corticosteroids or at the regular doses in susceptible individuals.
The concomitant use of intranasal corticosteroids with other inhaled corticosteroids could increase the risk of signs or symptoms of hypercorticism and/or suppression of the HPA axis.
Treatment with orally inhaled corticosteroids including AEROSPAN, may lead to signs or symptoms of hypercorticism, suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary -adrenal (HPA) function and/or suppression of growth in children.