Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids May Be an Effective Alternative to NSAIDs in Acute Gout Pain

Corticosteroids May Be an Effective Alternative to NSAIDs in Acute Gout Pain

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Corticosteroids appear to be a reasonable alternative to NSAIDs for the treatment of acute pain as a result of gout.

Injections of Corticosteroids vs Local Anesthetic in Rotator Cuff-Related Shoulder Pain

Injections of Corticosteroids vs Local Anesthetic in Rotator Cuff-Related Shoulder Pain

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Corticosteroid injections may be associated with greater efficacy in the short-term compared with local anesthetic injections in the treatment of rotator cuff-related shoulder pain.

Low-Dose Corticosteroids Provide Adequate Pain Relief for Adhesive Capsulitis

Low-Dose Corticosteroids Provide Adequate Pain Relief for Adhesive Capsulitis

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Low-dose corticosteroids were shown to provide adequate pain relief similar in scale to the high-dose injections for severe pain related to adhesive capsulitis.

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

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The use of perioperative intravenous corticosteroids provides effective pain relief, has a favorable safety profile, and is associated with a reduction in opioid use in patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty.

Inhaled Corticosteroid Use Linked to Increased Risk of Pneumonia in Asthma Patients

Inhaled Corticosteroid Use Linked to Increased Risk of Pneumonia in Asthma Patients

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The use of inhaled corticosteroids, including budesonide and fluticasone, is associated with an increased risk of pneumonia in patients with asthma.

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