Steroids – cautions

Caution should be used in patients with any of the following:

▪Tuberculosis

▪Immunocompromised

▪Pregnancy

▪Active infection

▪Sarcoidosis

▪Sepsis

▪Peptic ulcer disease

▪Diabetes mellitus

▪Renal or hepatic dysfunction

▪Malignant hypertension

Reference:PJ Mehta’s Practical Medicine

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