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Is Flonase A Corticosteroid
I had to take flonase (corticoSTEROID)for about 10 years due to non allergic rhinitis. Should I be tested for heart issues? Due to 10 years steroids
I've read online that corticosteroids can effect an HIV test. I take Flonase and have been told that Flonase will not effect my HIV test results. Is true Flonase won't effect my results? If it is, why
I just got a negative HIV blood test. I read on line that corticosteroids can effect the test. I take Flonase for allergies would that effect the test or is it still valid and negative?
I'm currently using fluticasone for sinus congestion and Qvar for asthma - both are corticosteroids. Is it safe to use NasalCrom (cromolyn) too?
Def. Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids are a class of chemicals including both the steroid hormones that are naturally produced in the adrenal cortex of vertebrates and analogues of these hormones which are synthesized in laboratories. Corticosteroids are involved in a wide range of physiologic processes including the stress response, immune response and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate &protein catabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Steroid and IOP: Steroids like used to reduce keloids are often used in limited and local ways. Although class of drugs can cause a rise in the eye' s pressure, it would take sustained elevated iop to develop glaucoma. An eye md could help with the prescribing physician treating the keloids with steroids if will be more than a week or if multiple injections required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on Severity: For mild eczema you might be able to get away with just over the counter hydrocortisone. For mild eczema desonide is great, can be used on face. For moderate eczema I like triamcinolone. Talk to your physician so that you know what level of severity of eczema you have and what topical corticosteroid ointment is best for you. Make sure to moisturize daily with fragrance free moisturizure. ...Read more
See detail answer: Was the corticosteroid injected into the scalp or just applied as a topical cream? In either case they do not take there very long so you do not have to remove them. ...Read more
Talk to your Doc: The use of any medication involves risk. The use of a medication in pregnancy involve some added risk b/c of the fetus. The decision to use a medication in pregnancy needs to be balanced between the risk of the medication used and the risk of not using the medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just the opposite, it can cause growth suppression by antagonistic effect to hgh
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc297190/. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes. They will not interact in a negative way. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no problems with this combination. ...Read more