Category: Corticosteroids

Oral Corticosteroids for COPD

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a group of diseases that consist of chronic bronchitis, emphysema and asthmatic bronchitis. Oral corticosteroids tend to work best against COPD with an asthmatic component. Oral corticosteroid...


Cortisone Prednisone Prednisolone Dexamethasone Methylprednisolone (Medrol, A-Methapred, Depo Medrol, Solu Medrol) Triamcinolone (Allernaze, Aristospan 5 mg, Aristospan Injection 20 mg,Kenalog 10 Injection, Kenalog Nasacort AQ)

Side Effects of Corticosteroids

short-term and/or low-dose corticosteroid use results in few side effects. But taking corticosteroids long-term can result in severe side effects, including: Adrenal insufficiency — a condition in which the body cannot adequately respond to...