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Glucocorticoid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency

Published: May 2024
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  • Key Points
  • Management
  • Figures and Algorithms:
    • Schematic Representation of HPA Axis Recovery Following Discontinuation of Supraphysiologic Glucocorticoid Therapy
    • Proposed Approach to Systemic Glucocorticoid Discontinuation
    • Management of Patients at Risk of or With Diagnosed Glucocorticoid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency With Suspected Adrenal Crisis or During Exposure to Stress
  • Tables:
    • Pharmacologic Characteristics of Commonly Prescribed Systemic Glucocorticoids
    • Overview of Topics Prescribing Clinicians Should Discuss With Patients When Prescribing Oral Glucocorticoids
    • Risk Factors for Developing Adrenal Insufficiency, and Susceptibility to Adrenal Crisis, During Glucocorticoid Therapy and Withdrawal from Therapy
    • Suggested Tapering Regimen Depending on Glucocorticoid Dose
    • Clinical Features of Adrenal Insufficiency, Glucocorticoid Withdrawal Syndrome and Common Underlying Conditions
    • Non-oral Glucocorticoid Formulations and Risk of Glucocorticoid-induced Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Signs and Symptoms of Glucocorticoid-induced (Exogenous) Cushing Syndrome
    • Suggested Glucocorticoid Regimens in Patients at Risk of or With Diagnosed Glucocorticoid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency During Exposure to Stress
    • Signs and Symptoms of Adrenal Crisis and Potential Precipitating Factors
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