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Inhaled Corticosteroids Conversion Chart
Pulmicort vs steroids was not referencing anabolic steroids: other steroids (pills, liquid inhalers) for asthma. Dr told me not as damaging 2 body. T/f?
True!: Pulmicort is an inhaled form of corticosteroid designed to reduce inflammation in your lungs that make asthma worse. The reason it has less side effects than the pill form is because the liver is able to break down much of the drug before it can affect the rest of your body. Pulmicort is the asthma drug of choice for pregnant patients and is category b. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should an n95 mask block nebulized medication particles? [specifically tobramycin neb via lc star- yes, pulmonology question]
Not Fair Question: Everybody's genetics are different, so response to steroids between everybody is different. There are charts to show potency on each individual steroid. The most important thing is to find the right medical therapy to get your asthma under control...Not the low dose of inhaled corticosteroid or the type used. Oral steroids are much more dangerous with higher side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm FTM pre-transition,the chemical structure of corticosteroids & testosterone are similar;does T have corticosteroids side effects ?
Steroids and testo: They are different products!Get a more detailed answer ›
Will injectable anabolic steroids produce less risk than oral anabolic steroids pills when used with salazopyrine for people with ra?
Is flixotide evohaler 125 micrograms the same as or similar to ventolin salbutamol evohaler 100 micrograms inhaler?
No.: Not enough is absorbed. It does not. Cold water does! ...Read more
As an adult with mild asthma, is taking singulair (montelukast) instead of an inhaled corticosteroid (flovent diskus) a realistic option?
I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?
Yes and no: The last drug you mentioned formaterol is a long acting beta agonist (laba). In the us, labas alone are used in treating copd. When used in asthma and to reduce their potential serious side effects, they must be combined with a steroid like fluticasone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: What do you want them to do? Can they increase your androgen level so that your testicles are shut off, you become dependent on them, and infertile? Yes. Are they illegal for use in athletic performance enhancement? Yes. Are there any studies demonstrating long term safety or efficacy? No. If you fool with mother nature, mother nature will bite you in the a..... ...Read more
Is 0.5 mg/2ml budesonide nebulized twice per day considered high, medium or low dose inhaled steroid?
Mgt: The dose for an adult is standard, but can be increased. It depends on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more
May be lifetime: This helps control the airway remodeling in this group of illnesses. Some people with previously difficult disease do well on this treatment for years or decades, and low doses are said to keep the disease at bay even if there are no acute attacks. If your physician has recommended this, don't hesitate. ...Read more
No.: Xopenx is a single medicine known as a short-acting-beta agonist (saba). There is no steroid. Its base medicine is albuterol. Most drugs have two forms-the active chemical and its mirror image (kind or like a right hand and left hand). Many drugs, only one of them works as the medicine. Xopenex (levalbuterol) is the "working form" of albuterol. Used to try and decrease side effects using active form of med. ...Read more
Can taking ferrous gluconate (elemental iron) and fluticasone propionate (flovent hfa inhaler) simultaneously be harmful?
I'm wondering are viratase(5 alpha-androstandoil/5 alpha-androstandione) and proviron(mesterolone) steroids?
Yes: Yep, you bet they are (androgenic/anabolic) steroids. ...Read more
Is taking systemic corticosteroids (I.e. prednisone, prednisolone etc.) contraindicated while taking testosterone or Test precursor? Endos weigh in?
No: These are two different types of chemicals and depending on the reasons for usage could be used together. These are issues to discuss with your physicians. ...Read more
Are gonadotropic hormones only glycoproteins (fsh, lh)? Sex steroids would be classified as steroids, separate from gonadotropins, right?
Right: I'm glad you are learning the differences among the classes of biomolecules. ...Read more
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