special precautions

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Certain conditions may be worsened by the use of systemic steroids. Care and frequent patient monitoring is required in patients with the following conditions or a history of them:

  • osteoporosis
  • congestive heart failure
  • tuberculosis
  • hypertension
  • diabetes mellitus
  • glaucoma
  • peptic ulceration
  • epilepsy
  • renal insufficiency
  • liver failure

Last reviewed 07/2021