Diagnosis and Therapy of Glucocorticoid-induced Adrenal Insufficiency

Publication Date: May 10, 2024
Last Updated: May 15, 2024

Glucocorticoid Therapy of Non-Endocrine Conditions

We recommend that, in general, patients on, or tapering off glucocorticoids for non-endocrine conditions do not need to be evaluated by an endocrinology specialist. ()
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Taper of Systemic Glucocorticoid Therapy for Non-Endocrine Conditions, Diagnosis and Approach to Glucocorticoid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency, and Glucocorticoid Withdrawal Syndrome

We suggest not to taper glucocorticoids in patients on short-term glucocorticoid therapy of <3-4 weeks, irrespective of the dose. In these cases, glucocorticoids can be stopped without testing due to low concern for HPA axis suppression. ( 2-VL )
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Diagnosis and Therapy of Glucocorticoid-induced Adrenal Insufficiency

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