corticosteroid love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of the steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex or their synthetic equivalents, such as cortisol and aldosterone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a group of steroid hormones, secreted by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in a large range of physiological systems.
  • n. Any of several synthetic hormones of related structure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a steroid compound produced by the adrenal cortex, or a synthetic analog of such a compound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response

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Examples

  • Funding source may be associated with findings regarding adverse effects in corticosteroid studies

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  • The study results also show a safety profile for LX211 at the 0.4 mg / kg bid dose that suggests the experimental drug would be suitable for chronic use as the first oral treatment for this sight-threatening inflammatory eye disease, while also providing a means to greatly reduce the serious health risks associated with long-term corticosteroid use.

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  • The Government also provides treatment for those 70 years or older with very low bone density, even without a fracture, and in some other situations such as high-dose, long-term corticosteroid use.

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  • Although 6-mercaptopurine and azathioprine may not prevent further relapses, medical management of these flares my be less intense and may not require long-term corticosteroid use.

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  • Your doctor will prescribe a medicine called a "corticosteroid" to take for 3 days during each treatment with ALIMTA.

  • Cortisone injections, also referred to as corticosteroid injections, are not a cure for joint afflictions.

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  • Azelastine is an anti-allergic drug and fluticasone is a corticosteroid, which is a class of steroid hormones.

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  • They report that some of thier Doctors placed them on a corticosteroid, which is a steroid form of cortisol, to help increase their own levels of this adrenal hormone that becomes low in people with Adrenal Fatigue.

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  • Your healthcare professional will prescribe a medicine called a corticosteroid, which lowers your chances of getting skin reactions with ALIMTA.

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  • Then, apply a topical treatment such as corticosteroid cream or tea tree oil.

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