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In persons [greater than or equal to] 5 years of age, we showed that those who have a chronic disease and use more medications, especially corticoids, on a regular basis had a higher probability of development of meningococcal disease.
Previous assays were carried out to test the best amount of dexamethasone to be employed and describe regeneration under the action of the corticoid.
Data demonstrated that treatment with combined corticoids plus N-acetyl cysteine (C+NAC) showed an increase in survival rates.
7) The use of corticoids and anti-convulsive (13) medications was also an exclusion criterion.
All stressors result in increases in corticoids and catecholamines from the adrenal gland medulla but it is unlikely that these have a major influence on LH secretion because stress effects on GnRH have been observed in adrenalectomized animals (Rivier & Rivest, 1991).
This signal prompts the adrenal cortex (located above the kidneys) to create corticoids another hormone, and disperse them in the body for use in the various stages of defense against a stressor.
Table I lists the pharmacological agents in the categories of neurological preparations, local anaesthetics, analgesics, musculoskeletal agents, autacoids and corticoids, and cardiovascular agents.
Casper did not have a medical certificate clearing him to use corticoids.
Use analgesics (meperidine) [12,24], local anesthetics, muscle relaxants, antihistamines, and corticoids for the pain, itching and swelling, respectively [1,14].
The objective of this article is to make a brief compilation of the physiology of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in order to understand the role of the exogenous corticoids as therapeutic tools in innumerable pathologies, but when used inappropriately, it can produce important deleterious effects.
Hormonal factors can also interfere with proper hair growth: thyroid and growth hormone stimulate the activity of the hair follicles, whereas corticoids and sexual hormones slow it down.
She was successfully treated with ceftriaxone and corticoids.
39) Some evidence indicates that metalothionines and some hormones, such as corticoids, may in fact control the absorption of copper.
They established that those products were essentially corticoids and hydroquinone-base products and could induce serious dermatological trouble to users and suggested emergency actions to be taken for eradication.