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corticoid

 [kor´tĭ-koid]
corticosteroid, a hormone of the adrenal cortex, or other natural or synthetic compound with similar activity.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd),
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the adrenal cortex.
2. Any substance exhibiting this action.
3. Synonym(s): corticosteroid
Synonym(s): glucocorticoid (3)

corticoid

/cor·ti·coid/ (kor´tĭ-koid) corticosteroid.

corticoid

(kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
A corticosteroid.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd)
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
2. Any substance exhibiting this action.
3. Synonym(s): corticosteroid.

corticoid

An informal term for any steroid produced by the adrenal cortex. A corticosteroid.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd)
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
2. Synonym(s): glucocorticoid (3) .

corticoid

corticosteroid; a hormone of the adrenal cortex, or other natural or synthetic compound with similar activity.

Patient discussion about corticoid

Q. I received a corticosteroid injection in my left knne th A.M. Knee is all stiff & swollen. Is this normal?

A. actually you might have already had an arthritis in your knee before, then your doctor injected you with a corticosteroid into the affected joint. usually you will feel better (less pain) in your affected joint. if the symptoms don't improve then I suggest you to go see your specialist for further advise and treatment.

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The preparation of clinical trial applications (CTAs) for four products (fentanyl Lauriad[R] for cancer-related pain, AMEP[TM] in metastatic melanoma, clonidine Lauriad[R] for post-chemotherapy/post-radiotherapy mucitis and corticoid Lauriad[R] for erosive lichen planus) for submission by the end of 2009 or in early 2010.
He is responsible for such company successes as the re- introduction of methylprednisolone, a corticoid steroid, to the marketplace in the early 1990s and the introduction of Apri(TM) (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, the company's first oral contraceptive product, in 1999.
market share of Lotemax(R), its corticoid anti-inflammatory, continues to increase monthly, and reached a 6.
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Suitable for all age groups It is suitable for everybody including young children and pregnant mothers as it contains no corticoids or steroids.
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