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  1. What is the prototype for glucocorticosteroids?
    Prednisone
  2. What are glucocorticosteroids for
    • treat inflamm disorders
    • short term use only
  3. What are the actions of glucocorticosteroids?
    enters target cells and binds to corticosteroid receptors
  4. What are contraindications of glucocorticosteroids?
    Acute infection
  5. What are cautions for glucocorticosteroids?
    DM and peptic ulcers
  6. What increases the effects of glucocorticosteroids?
    erythromycin, ketoconazole, troleandomycin
  7. What decreases the effects of glucocorticosteroids?
    Salicylates, barbiturates, phenytoin, rifampin
  8. What is the action of mineralcoricoids?
    • Hold Na and water
    • Secretes K
    • stimulates fat deposits
  9. What is the prototype for mineralcoricoids?
    Fludrocortisone
  10. What are contraindications of mineralcoricoids?
    HTN, CHF, cardiac disease
  11. What are adverse effects of mineralcoricoids?
    • Frontal/occ headaches
    • increased blood volume
    • edema
  12. What are the 3 mineralcoricoids?
    Prednisone, cortisone, and hydrocortisone
  13. What is the best GS to give?
    Dexamethasone
  14. When giving long term steroids what is a necessary assessment in children?
    Growth pattern
  15. When would someone take on oral steroids?
    morning
  16. Which GS has mineralsteroids properties?
    Prednisolone

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