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Fluids, hydrocortisone and antibiotics are used in the management of acute adrenal crisis.
He says: "The nurses also showed us how to give him an injection in his thigh, in case he goes into an adrenal crisis.
Adrenal crisis is a serious hormone problem caused by taking large doses of the drug fluticasone, known as Flixotide or Seretide.
Although the prognosis is excellent for Elyse "as long as she never has an adrenal crisis that is mismanaged, we still have to make sure we do the follow-up appointments and the routine blood work," Dr.
The careful attention to management of glucocorticoid replacement is required to enhance maternal outcomes and avoid adrenal crisis during pregnancy.