steroid

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Synonyms for steroid

any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings

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Some physicians seem reluctant to prescribe inhaled nasal corticosteroids, presumably because they fear that, if absorbed, these powerful drugs can suppress normal adrenocortical steroid production.
s Decadron(R) Phosphate Injection, is an adrenocortical steroid that is used in the treatment of acute disorders including, endocrine, hematologic, and rheumatic disorders; collagen, ophthalmic, gastrointestinal, respiratory, neoplastic and dermatologic diseases; and allergic states.
Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate Oral Solution is an adrenocortical steroid drug indicated for the treatment of conditions associated with a broad spectrum of disorders and diseases of many organ systems such as endocrine, rheumatic, hermatologic disorders; neoplastic, respiratory, ophthalmic, dermatological, gastrointestinal diseases; allergic states and nervous system disorders (acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis).
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone; adrenocortical steroids and their synthetic analogs; inhibitors of the synthesis and actions of adrenocortical hormones.
Adrenocortical steroids in small-for-gestational-age term infants during the early neonatal period.
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