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Steroid note questions
Steroids are made of:
____ act to stimulate the synthesis of glucose from amino acids. These act to reduce:
inflammatory and immune responses
____ act to help regulate electrolyte absorption and excretion via the kidneys
___act to stimulate muscle development and bone development
_____ are involved with sexual reproduction and sexual characteristics
Sex hormones and analogs
Name two sets of steroids that have overlapping function.
1- clucocorticoids have mineralcorticoid activity
2- anabolic steroids have sex hormone activity
What type of steroids are used to treat auto-immune diseases?
What type of steroid is used to treat Addison's disease?
What steroid is used to reduce nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy?
What are two major adverse effects of Glucucorticoids?
1- Electrolyte imbalance
2- Weight gain