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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 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