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Doctor insights on: Steroidal Saponins Side Effects

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What are steroidal saponins?

What are steroidal saponins?

Plant based steroids: Steroidal saponins are plant based steroids that can sometimes mimic steroids produced in the body like estrogen, progesterone or testosterone. Just because they are "all natural" doesn't imply that they are good or safe. Remember arsenic is "all natural." Anytime you change the body's chemistry with a foreign substance you can disturb nature's balance. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Common side effects of steroids?

Common side effects of steroids?

Side effects: Anabolic steroids have serious emotional and physical side effects and should not be used for any non-medical bodybuilding or weight gain. If prescribed for a medical problem you will need strict medical supervision. ...Read more

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Do steroids have any side effects?

Do steroids have any side effects?

Absolutely!: Lower your immune system, defense against infection, affect your metabolism, alter your hormones in many ways, alter response to physical stress, and other repercussions that you may find out later in life.
I included few linkes for more reading:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/steroids/hq01431
http://www. Hss. Edu/conditions_steroid-side-effects-how-to-reduce-corticosteroid-side-effects. Asp. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of steroids in women?

What are the side effects of steroids in women?

Steroids: steroids is too broad of a term (cholesterol, estrogen, aldosterone etc) so please send more details. ...Read more

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What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

Asthma inhalers: "trush" or oral yeast may occur when inhaled frequently. Brushing your teeth and tongue after inhaling will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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Steroid side effects include raging temper?

Steroid side effects include raging temper?

YES: Depends what type of steroids are you referring to exactly. Anabolic which boost testosterone wand can definitely lead to rage. Or are you referring to Prednisone for inflammation there can be some anxiety and agitation that may occur. Also insomnia. Definitely tell your physician or stop any illicit use. ...Read more

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How long does it take steroid epidural side effects to go away?

How long does it take steroid epidural side effects to go away?

Can take up to: 3-4 weeks generally. Speak with your doctor to determine if something can be done to help you with your side effects. ...Read more

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What are long term side effects of frequently used inhaled steroids? W

What are long term side effects of frequently used inhaled steroids? W

Depends: The side effects of inhaled steroids depend on the dose, and how long they are used. The side effects can include osteoporosis, decreased growth velocity in children, thrush, and rarely, cataracts, bruising/skin atrophy, fractures, and adrenal insufficiency. However, these risks must be weighed against the danger of uncontrolled asthma or copd. Definitely discuss any concerns with your provider. ...Read more

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What should I take after a steroid course of testostorone and deca to avoid side effects?

What should I take after a steroid course of testostorone and deca to avoid side effects?

Daignosis needed: Why were these medications prescribed? Are they short term or long time? This is important. In order to advise how to avoid side effects we need to know what they were given for. There may be alternate therapy that would not require these meds. It depends what your risks are, what your co-morbidities (other medical problems) are. We need a diagnosis - ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I will be having 1 dose of somudrol steroid IV of 1000mg. Is that a normal dose. Also any side effects I should know about. It is for scleritis?

I will be having 1 dose of somudrol steroid IV of 1000mg. Is that a normal dose. Also any side effects I should know about. It is for scleritis?

Fairly High Dose: Scleritis is a serious eye disorder and often requires IV medication to control. Nevertheless, that is a fairly high dose of steroid (1 gram of IV solumedrol), which can have numerous significant side effects which should be thoroughly discussed with treating doctor. It is beyond the scope of what can be briefly discussed here. ...Read more

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Infliximab steroid side effects?

None: Infliximab or Remicade (infliximab) is not a steroid so you should not get steroid side effects directly from that medication. Remicade (infliximab) has its own potentially risks so make sure you are educated in its use and side effect potential. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having steroid in foot?

What are the side effects of having steroid in foot?

Little: Little concern when used appropriately. Steroid injections can be an effective part of a treatment plan for a variety of problems. Your doctor should be able to explain the reasoning behind using medication. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using steroids?

What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable: With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the side effects of steroids to appear?

How long does it take for the side effects of steroids to appear?

Variable: Medications such as steroids have a variable time to produce the desired effect, depending on dose, route of administration and metabolism. For example, steroids are rapidly in the blood circulation when injected, but might take hours when taken in an oral form. Topical steroids also start working within minutes. The degree of inflammation also influences time to observe changes. ...Read more

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I have been getting steroid shots, are there any negative side effects?

Many: Steroids shots for what and how much and how often, cannot you take by mouth and to cut down s/e take every other day s/e buffalo hump obesity, osteopenia, cataract, male pattern hair growth, acidity, poor healing. Avoid as much. ...Read more

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My son is contemplating taking steroids. What are the negative side effects?

See Doc first: Before taking any medications see MD/DO for physical examination and discussion of benefits/side effects. Steroids, for example, can cause sterility and brain damage. ...Read more

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Why is steroid in medicines and injection bad? What side effects can it cause?

Not bad but side: There can be side effects. WE advise use as needed but not on a regular basis. This depends on you general health. You can discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Do steroid injections in back produce same side effects as taking prednisoneally?

No: The dosage is generally smaller than orally administered steroids and more closely directed to the area of injury. ...Read more

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What are the side effects to topical steroids?

Depends: If topical steroids are used for short periods then they should be tolerated fine. Some steroids are more potent then others. They can lighthen or discolor the skin if used too long. They can cause atophy or loss of skin and sometimes tissue just below the skin. ...Read more

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Does anyone know common side effects of steroid use?

Does anyone know common side effects of steroid use?

If you mean...: ...Anabolic steroids, there's high blood pressure, damage to the immune system, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast enlargement (gynecomastia), bad acne, liver damage, obnoxiously aggressive behavior, stretch marks, cardiac arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, heart attacks, sudden cardiac death...And oh, yes, impotence. There are others as well. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking steroids for baby lungs?

What are the side effects of taking steroids for baby lungs?

Benefits: The benefits of fetal lung maturity far outweigh the risks. They reduce neonatal death, improve lung function, and lessen the risk of bleeding into the brain. If you meet the criteria for steroids, talk with your physician about any apprehension. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using stanozolol and nandrolone steroids?

Many: Kidney impairment or failure; liver damage, cardiovascular problems including heart failure, high blood pressure, increased risk of stroke and heart attack (even in young people) shrinkage of the testicles (testicular atrophy), reduced sperm count or infertility, baldness, development of breasts (gynecomastia), increased risk for prostate cancer. Don't abuse your body with illegal substances! ...Read more

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For what length of time do side effects of epidural steroid injections last?

For what length of time do side effects of epidural steroid injections last?

Vary...: Epidural steroid injection is usually given with mixing some local anesthetics as a part of pain management for spinal disorders. How long the post-injection soreness may last may highly vary depending on the pace of local tissue healing process. Personal experience may help such understanding, but the course of post-injection sore still varies from time to time.

Ask your doctor for detailing... ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are dangerous physical side effects of steroid use?

Help please? I want to know what are dangerous physical side effects of steroid use?

Heart & liver: They promote atherosclerosis by altering lipids. Occasionally they produce liver lesions that may cause hemorrhage. Gynecomastia and testicular atrophy will get the user ridiculed but aren't so dangerous. The greatest danger is to behavioral health. Many users have done things impulsively that they've regretted horribly for the rest of their lives. I hope you'll decide to 'be natural.' ...Read more

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What are some of the rare side effects of epidural steroid injections that last more than 10months?

Let me listing: Infection. Severe infections are rare, occurring in 0.1% to 0.01% of injections.
A dural puncture occurs in 0.5% of injections.

Nerve damage last long time
localized increase in pain
non-positional headaches resolving within 24 hours
facial flushing
anxiety
sleeplessness
fever the night of injection
high blood sugar
stomach ulcer
avascular necrosis of hip joint (last long)
cataracts. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting side effects from steroids injection for facial scar? We better do or not?

What are the chances of getting side effects from steroids injection for facial scar? We better do or not?

Risk vs Benefit: Steriods are injected into scar to help flatten them. The risks and benefits with avry from patient to patient, so you should go over them with your doctor. Systemic side effects are rare. Local problems include, but are not limited to, no effect, infection, discoloration, loss of pigmentation, atrophy and scar widening. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the physiological basis for the difference in side effects between estrogenic and androgenic steroids?

There are some: Similarities, but many differences as they usually predominate in the appropriate sex. Too involved to explain here, but look at a good website such as webmd or aace. Com for more information. ...Read more

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First time taking steroids. Prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1month. What are my chances of developing side effects? How do I avoid? What side effects?

Very remote: Steroid at this dosage should have no detectable side effects when taken for one month or less. You need do nothing in regards to the steroids, and follow your doctors orders for other medication you may be concurrently taking. ...Read more

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My weight is only 57 kg. I go to gym everyday. I am taking weight gainer plus stanzol tablets which is a steroid. I want to know what side-effects it has?

My weight is only 57 kg. I go to gym everyday. I am taking weight gainer plus stanzol tablets which is a steroid. I want to know what side-effects it has?

Prevention: Calculate you bmi (from an online calculator) to find out if your body weight is ideal. Stay away from unnecessary supplementations.
Because it will have bad repercussion. You must weight the risk and benefit. ...Read more

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Solu-medrol steroid side effects?

Many: Solu-medrol is a form of steroid (glucocorticosteroid). With most medications, there are possible side effects; with steroids, guaranteed. They can affect almost any body system producing diabetes, bone death, skin tearing, bruising, hypertension, etc. ...Read more

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Side effects for topical steroid creams?

Atrophy, striae: Applying a strong steroid cream for too long on thin skin (face, groin, underarms, etc.) will eventually cause thinning of the skin (atrophy) and eventually stretch marks (striae). That's why dermatologists cringe when they see strong steroids prescribed for areas that are too sensitive to handle them properly. Strong creams should be used only on thick skin for a couple of weeks at most. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

Steroid Creams: Side effects of steroid creams include:

skin thinning (atrophy) and stretch marks (striae).
Easy bruising and tearing of the skin.
Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth).
Enlarged blood vessels (telangiectasia).
Susceptibility to skin infections.
Disguising infection e.g. Tinea incognito.
Allergy to the steroid cream. ...Read more

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How to nullify the side effects of prednisolone steroids used for uveitis?

How to nullify the side effects of prednisolone steroids used for uveitis?

Which ones?: We need to know which side effects you are talking about. If you took prednisolone by mouth, the weight gain and skin changes will revert to normal with time although the weight gain will need some efforts to reverse. The side effects also depend on the duration and dosing of the medication. Tell us more. ...Read more

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Any topical cream (steroid cream) side effects?

Potentially.: Applying a strong steroid cream for too long on thin skin (face, groin, underarms, etc.) will eventually cause thinning of the skin (atrophy) and eventually stretch marks (striae). That's why dermatologists cringe when they see strong steroids prescribed for areas that are too sensitive to handle them properly. Strong creams should be used only on thick skin for a couple of weeks at most. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of using anabolic steroids?

See below: Depending on the length of drug abuse, there is a chance that the immune system can be damaged. Most of these side-effects are dose-dependent, the most common being elevated blood pressure, especially in those with pre-existing hypertension, and harmful changes in cholesterol levels: some steroids cause an increase in LDL "bad" cholesterol and a decrease in HDL "good" cholesterol. ...Read more