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July 31 2012

Side effects of Corticosteroids

  • C-cushings syndrome
  • O-osteoporosis
  • R-retardation of growth
  • T-thin skin n easy brusibility
  • I-infections n immunosupression
  • C-cataract n glaucoma
  • O-odema
  • S-supression of HPA axis
  • T-thining n ulceration of gastric mucosa
  • E-Emotional disturbance
  • R-rise in BP
  • I-Increase in hair growth(hirsuitism)
  • O-otherz like fetal abnormalties n hypokalemia
  • D-diabetes mellitus precipitation
  • S-stria