Corticosteroids for Systemic Use
- Corticosteroids for Systemic Use
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Drug Drug Description Budesonide A corticosteroid used to treat Crohn's disease, asthma, COPD, hay fever and allergies, and ulcerative colitis. Corticotropin A diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency. Fludrocortisone A mineralocorticoid used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency and salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome. Methylprednisolone A corticosteroid used to treat inflammation or immune reactions across a variety of organ systems, endocrine conditions, and neoplastic diseases. Trilostane Used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome. It is normally used in short-term treatment until permanent therapy is possible. Paramethasone For the treatment of all conditions in which corticosteroid therapy is indicated except adrenal-deficiency states for which its lack of sodium-retaining properties makes it less suitable than hydrocortisone with supplementary... Aldosterone A hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium. Meprednisone Not Annotated Deflazacort A corticosteroid used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Cortivazol Cortivazol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00804895 (Cluster Headache Cortivazol Injection (CHCI)). Prednylidene Prednylidene is an experimental systemic glucocorticoid. Cloprednol A glucocorticoid indicated in the treatment of arthritis and asthma. Betamethasone A systemic corticosteroid used to relieve inflammation in various conditions, including but not limited to allergic states, dermatologic disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, and hematological disorders. Triamcinolone A glucocorticoid used to treat a wide variety of inflammatory conditions of organ systems and tissues. Prednisone A corticosteroid used to treat inflammation or immune-mediated reactions and to treat endocrine or neoplastic diseases. Hydrocortisone A glucocorticoid used to treat corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, endocrine disorders, immune conditions, and allergic disorders. Prednisolone A glucocorticoid used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency, inflammatory conditions, and some cancers. Dexamethasone A glucocorticoid available in various modes of administration that is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions, including bronchial asthma, as well as endocrine and rheumatic disorders. Cortisone acetate A steroid hormone used for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses and endocrine disorders associated with inadequate production of steroid hormones. Fluprednisolone A synthetic glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory properties. Melengestrol Melengestrol is a steroidal progestin and antineoplastic agent which was never marketed. An acylated derivative, melengestrol acetate, is used as a growth promoter in animals. Flunisolide An inhaled corticosteroid used as a prophylactic therapy in the maintenance treatment of asthma. Cortisone A naturally occurring glucocorticoid. It has been used in replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency and as an anti-inflammatory agent. Cortisone itself is inactive. It is converted in the liver to... Desoxycortone Not Annotated Levoketoconazole One of two enantiomeric forms of racemic ketoconazole that strongly inhibits multiple steroidogenic enzymes and is used for the symptomatic treatment of endogenous Cushing's syndrome.
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