Corticosteroids (oral and injectable)

Adrenal steroid hormones

This page about corticosteroids (oral and injectable) automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The Corticosteroids (oral and injectable) subcategory of medicines is also known as glucocorticoids and adrenal steroid hormones.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

Related information - corticosteroids (oral and injectable)

Audience:
       

(Medicine)
31 May 2016 View our tables of medicines that influence blood sugar (glucose) levels here. Some medicines can interact with your diabetes medicines, be aware of the adverse affects and know the active ingredients.
(Medicine)
09 Dec 2014 The anti-inflammatory properties of omega-3 fatty acids may help to reduce symptom severity in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
(Consumer publication)
26 Sep 2014 Read about the signs and symptoms of hay fever and the treatments available to beat it.
(Medicine)
30 Apr 2014 Find out about the asthma medicines you may be prescribed if you are not achieving good asthma control, or if you are hospitalised with an asthma attack.
(Consumer publication)
04 Sep 2013 Heel pain is a common problem, particularly for runners and joggers. The pain often resolves by itself, but a combination of treatments can help along the way.
(Consumer publication)
14 Feb 2013 Read about the potential risks and benefits of corticosteroid injections to help you and your doctor decide if they are right for you.
(Tool / resource)
27 Nov 2012 Anti-inflammatory medicines are medicines that are used to reduce inflammation, and divide into two groups: steroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Read more
(Medicine)
04 May 2012 Treatment for croup will depend on the severity of your child's symptoms. Learn about the treatments for croup, including paracetamol and ibuprofen for fever, here.
(Medicine)
10 Apr 2012 Whooping cough (pertussis) is treated with antibiotics, usually azithromycin, clarithromycin, or erythromycin, or with corticosteroids. Babies, children, and adults with whooping cough may be treated differently.
(Medicine)
06 Dec 2011 View our tables of medicines that influence blood sugar (glucose) levels here. Some medicines can interact with your diabetes medicine insulin, be aware of the adverse affects and know the active ingredients.

Active ingredients used in corticosteroids (oral and injectable)