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Used to treat adrenal insuff

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Fludocortisone

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Fludrocortisone

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BOTH mineralcorticoid and glucocorticoid action

Aldosterone agonist

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Hydrocortisone

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Equal mineralcorticoid and glucocorticoid effects

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Prodrug - conveys to hydrocortisone

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Cortisone

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Anti-inflammatory w/ minor salt retention

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Prednisone, prednisolone

MOST COMMONLY PRESCRIBED ORAL GLUCOCORTICOID

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Anti-inflammatory only

INTERMEDIATE duration

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Triaminolone, methylprednisolone

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Anti-inflammatory only

DOC: cerebral edema

LONG TERM ACTION

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Decamethasone, betamethasone

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Fluticasone

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Inhaled or intranasal

Asthma

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Anti-adrenal drug

Used in cushings
Used in breast and prostate CA

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Aminoglutethimide

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Must give corticosteroids concurrently to prevent ACTH release

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Aminoglutethimide

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Inhibits steroid formation at HIGH DOSES

used pre-surgery in Cushing’s
Hepatotoxic

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Ketoconazole