corticotherapy

corticotherapy

(kort″ĭ-kō-ther′ă-pē) [ cortico- + therapy]
The use of corticosteroids, e.g., prednisone or methylprednisolone, to treat disease.
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Pharmacological resources include, among others, corticotherapy, tranexamic acid, thalidomide, cyproheptadine, calcitonin, with results which are difficult to quantify.
Breakthrough Therapy Designation status was granted based on data from a Roche-supported randomized trial conducted in France (Comparison Between Rituximab Treatment and General Corticotherapy Treatment in Patients With Pemphigus), which evaluated Rituxan plus oral corticosteroid treatment compared to CS as a first-line treatment in patients with moderate to severe pemphigus.
Evaluation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis recovery after corticotherapy by using basal cortisol secretion].
The treatment of AD includes avoidance of the allergen, the control of xerosis by using moisturizers, emollients, bathing therapies, anti-inflammatory medication such as topical corticotherapy or topical calcineurin inhibitors, and in case of a bacterial infection, antibiotic therapy.
An important aspect related to cutaneous food allergy is that poorly responds to corticotherapy, compared to other allergies (MEDLEAU & HNILICA, 2001; PROVERBIO et al.
On the other hand, the treatment of malignant group often requires additional interventions such as chemotherapy or corticotherapy.
Radiotherapy 25-30 Gy is used for lesions where is surgery is not possible and corticotherapy is refractory.
She was given oral corticotherapy (20 mg/ day) beginning in January 2014.
The effectiveness of MMF in maintaining remission, preventing relapses and limiting side-effects of long-term corticotherapy remains comparable with other therapies mentioned above [1,8-9]
In a population whose pain(body and psychological) predominate, every complementary gain is beneficial, simultaneously contributing to reduce costs, namely corticotherapy and AINE.