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Cortisone

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Used for
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  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia Adrenal Insufficiency Allergic Disorder Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia Collagen Disease Disorder Of Endocrine System Disorder Of Eye Disorder Of Gastrointestinal Tract Disorder Of Hematopoietic Structure Disorder Of Respiratory System Disorder Of Skin Hodgkins Disease Hypercalcemia Of Malignancy Inflammatory Disorder Of Musculoskeletal System Mycosis Fungoides Neoplastic Disease Nephrotic Syndrome Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Trichinosis Tuberculosis Of Meninges Adjunct
  • Addisons Disease Adrenal Insufficiency Adrenogenital Disorder
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy

Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Upsides and benefits
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