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Acute and long-term complications of corticosteroid pulse therapy

Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. Supplement

Jan 1, 1984

Frank A Wollheim

PMID: 6385227

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Complications caused by pulse therapy (PT) using "suprapharmacological" doses of methylprednisolone (MP) are reviewed. The reported adverse effects vary between 0 and 56% in different series. More intense and prolonged PT seems to result in higher toxicity. An improvement in therapeutic...read more

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Avascular Necrosis of Bone
Communicable Diseases
Diagnosis, Psychiatric
Heart Diseases
Megalocytic Interstitial Nephritis
Drug Administration Schedule
Intravenous Injections
Nervous System Disorder
Rheumatoid Arthritis
A-MethaPred
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Acute and long-term complications of corticosteroid pulse therapy

Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. Supplement

Jan 1, 1984

Frank A Wollheim

PMID: 6385227

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Abstract

Complications caused by pulse therapy (PT) using "suprapharmacological" doses of methylprednisolone (MP) are reviewed. The reported adverse effects vary between 0 and 56% in different series. More intense and prolonged PT seems to result in higher toxicity. An improvement in therapeutic...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Avascular Necrosis of Bone
Communicable Diseases
Diagnosis, Psychiatric
Heart Diseases
Megalocytic Interstitial Nephritis
Paper Details
References
  • References20
  • Citations33
12
  • References20
  • Citations33
1234

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