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Cardiovascular effects

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The glucocorticoids have a positive inotropic effect and increase peripheral vasoconstriction. This is achieved by facilitation of catecholamine effects and more indirectly by:

  • increasing synthesis of catecholamines
  • increasing production of angiotensin II

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