Prevention and management of glucocorticoid-induced side effects: A comprehensive review: Gastrointestinal and endocrinologic side effects

Avrom Caplan, Nicole Fett, Misha Rosenbach, Victoria P. Werth, Robert G. Micheletti

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Part 2 of this 4-part continuing medical education series continues with a discussion of the prevention and management of gastrointestinal side effects associated with corticosteroid use, including peptic ulcer disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, and pancreatitis, followed by a review of corticosteroid-related endocrinologic side effects, such as diabetes, adrenal suppression, and Cushing syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-16
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017



  • adrenal suppression
  • Cushing syndrome
  • diabetes
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • glucocorticoids
  • peptic ulcer disease
  • side effects
  • steroids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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