Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids are the anti-inflammatory agents that inhibit the inflammation or swelling in the airways of the lungs. They are used mostly as inhalers in chronic pulmonary disease.

Corticosteroids are a man-made version of hormones normally produced by the adrenal glands (two small glands that sit on top of the kidneys). Corticosteroids are available in different forms, including: tablets (oral steroids); injections – which can be into blood vessels, joints or muscles; inhalers – such as mouth or nasal sprays; lotions, gels or creams (topical steroids).

Related Journals of Corticosteroids

Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science, Steroids, Hormones (Athens, Greece), Vitamins and Hormones, Hormones and Behavior, Hormones and Cancer, Zhonghua nan ke xue = National journal of andrology, Asian Journal of Andrology.

 

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