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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As a result patients with mood disorders and who were on antidepressants in our study may potentially have been less likely to be offered, or indeed accept, a glucocorticosteroid prescription, a step-up in therapy, hospitalisation, or surgery.
Preterm delivery was diagnosed in those pregnant women who had delivery within 7 days of administration of tocolytic treatment and glucocorticosteroid therapy.
Entocort is a locally-acting glucocorticosteroid, currently approved in more than 40 countries for the treatment of Crohn's disease (CD) and, in some markets, ulcerative colitis (UC).
WADA reported in 2011 that all glucocorticosteroid AAFs were synthetic drugs, with budesonide the most prevalent.
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of intra-articular analgesia and glucocorticosteroid injections on pain sensitivity and pain intensity in the knees and surrounding tissues of patients with knee OA.
allostatic state ensues with severely deregulated glucocorticosteroid
Antibiotic and oral glucocorticosteroid prescriptions for chronic treatment were excluded (according to dosage schedule [greater than] 14 days).
The major predisposing factor in all cases of adrenal insufficiency is lack of glucocorticosteroid hormones.
The key factors impeding healing included JDMS; decreased mobility; persistently low serum magnesium, zinc, and albumin; malnutrition; infection; and prolonged glucocorticosteroid therapy.
Veterinary drugs considered include five anthelminthic agents, seven antimicrobial agents, the antiprotozoal agents, one glucocorticosteroid, one production aid and one tranquillising agent.
Abstract: Although high dose glucocorticosteroid therapy has become the standard of care for hyperacute management of non-penetrating spinal cord injury, it does not enjoy the same prestigious status in traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Tenders are invited for supply of drugs from the group of glucocorticosteroid for topical use of keratolytic agent in the pharmacy division of the state budgetary health care unit tslo dzm in august 2019 january 2020 for retail sales no.