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Glucocorticoids

What are Glucocorticoids

Glucocorticoids are one of the corticosteroids (adrenal cortical steroids) released from the adrenal gland. The physiological stimulus for glucocorticoid release is corticortiotropin (adrenocorticotropic hormone) from the anterior pituitary.

Glucocorticoids are synthesized and released as needed and bind to glucocorticoid receptors.

Glucocorticoids e.g. cortisol and cortisone, are essential for the utilization of carbohydrate, fat and protein by the body and for normal response to stress. Naturally occurring and synthetic glucocorticoids have very powerful anti-inflammatory effects and are used to treat conditions that involve inflammation. They also decrease the body’s immune response.

Mineralocorticoids e.g. aldosterone are necessary for regulation of salt and water in the body.

List of Glucocorticoids:

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Dexpak Taperpak (Pro, More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
2 reviews
   
10
Millipred (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
10
Millipred DP (More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
10
Sterapred DS (More...)
generic name: prednisone
2 reviews
   
10
Aristocort (Pro, More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
3 reviews
   
9.7
Aristospan (Pro, More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
1 review
   
9.5
Rayos (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisone
2 reviews
   
9.5
Cortef (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
3 reviews
   
9.3
MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack (More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
21 reviews
   
9.1
Kenalog-10 (Pro, More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
9 reviews
   
9.0
Orapred (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
2 reviews
   
9.0
Sterapred (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisone
1 review
   
9.0
Medrol Dosepak (More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
12 reviews
   
8.7
Kenalog-40 (Pro, More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
19 reviews
   
8.5
Medrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
5 reviews
   
8.4
Depo-Medrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
10 reviews
   
8.2
Entocort EC (Pro, More...)
generic name: budesonide
19 reviews
   
8.1
Solu-Medrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
8 reviews
   
8.1
Celestone (Pro, More...)
generic name: betamethasone
1 review
   
8.0
Hydrocortone (More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
2 reviews
   
8.0
Deltasone (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisone
7 reviews
   
6.5
Dexamethasone Intensol (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
3 reviews
   
6.3
Prednicot (More...)
generic name: prednisone
1 review
   
6.0
Decadron (Pro, More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
11 reviews
   
5.8
Dexasone (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
1 review
   
5.5
Uceris (Pro, More...)
generic name: budesonide
11 reviews
   
5.5
Azmacort (Pro, More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
1 review
   
5.3
Cortenema (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
1 review
   
4.0
A-Hydrocort (More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
A-Methapred (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aristocort For Injection (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
AsmalPred Plus (More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Baycadron (Pro, More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Bubbli-Pred (More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Celestone Soluspan (Pro, More...)
generic name: betamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clinacort (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Colocort (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cortifoam (More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cortone Acetate (More...)
generic name: cortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cotolone (More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
De-Sone LA (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dexacen-4 (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dexasone LA (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Emflaza (Pro, More...)
generic name: deflazacort
0 reviews
   
0.0
Flo-Pred (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Ken-Jec 40 (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Methylpred DP (More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Orapred ODT (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
PediaPred (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Prelone (More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Solu-Cortef (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydrocortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Solurex (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Solurex LA (More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0
TAC 3 (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Triam-Forte (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Triamcot (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Triamonide 40 (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
U-Tri-Lone (More...)
generic name: triamcinolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Veripred 20 (Pro, More...)
generic name: prednisolone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Zema Pak (Pro, More...)
generic name: dexamethasone
0 reviews
   
0.0

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Medical conditions associated with glucocorticoids:

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