Sunday, 24 May 2015

Adverse effects of Glucocorticoids

Adverse effects of Glucocorticoids

GLUCOCORTICOIDS

G glaucoma
L lunacy(psychotic episodes)
U peptic Ulceration
C cushings habitus
O osteoporosis
C cataracts(post. subcapsular in
children)
O opportunistic infections
R Retention of Na,H2O
(mineralocort.)
T telangectasia
I insulin resistance->
hyperglycaemia
C causes muscle weakness on
withdrawal
O grOwth reatrdation
I by GH inhibition
D delayed wound healing
S supresses HPA axis

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