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What is the most common drug used to treat cushing's disease?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Surgery

The treatment is surgical.
Mifepristone ketoconazole or Metyrapone can be used while awaiting surgery.

In brief: Surgery

The treatment is surgical.
Mifepristone ketoconazole or Metyrapone can be used while awaiting surgery.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology

In brief: Several

Cushing's disease is a state of increased glucocorticoid production stemming from the pituitary gland (described by Harvey Cushing in 1932) and the aim is to decrease/eliminate such production.
Aside from surgical/radiation approach (depending on size and location), drugs that are most often used for the control of cortisol secretion here in the US are ketoconazole, Metyrapone and mitotane.

In brief: Several

Cushing's disease is a state of increased glucocorticoid production stemming from the pituitary gland (described by Harvey Cushing in 1932) and the aim is to decrease/eliminate such production.
Aside from surgical/radiation approach (depending on size and location), drugs that are most often used for the control of cortisol secretion here in the US are ketoconazole, Metyrapone and mitotane.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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