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What is the prototype for glucocorticosteroids?
What are glucocorticosteroids for
- treat inflamm disorders
- short term use only
What are the actions of glucocorticosteroids?
enters target cells and binds to corticosteroid receptors
What are contraindications of glucocorticosteroids?
What are cautions for glucocorticosteroids?
DM and peptic ulcers
What increases the effects of glucocorticosteroids?
erythromycin, ketoconazole, troleandomycin
What decreases the effects of glucocorticosteroids?
Salicylates, barbiturates, phenytoin, rifampin
What is the action of mineralcoricoids?
- Hold Na and water
- Secretes K
- stimulates fat deposits
What is the prototype for mineralcoricoids?
What are contraindications of mineralcoricoids?
HTN, CHF, cardiac disease
What are adverse effects of mineralcoricoids?
- Frontal/occ headaches
- increased blood volume
What are the 3 mineralcoricoids?
Prednisone, cortisone, and hydrocortisone
What is the best GS to give?
When giving long term steroids what is a necessary assessment in children?
When would someone take on oral steroids?
Which GS has mineralsteroids properties?