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6 Endocrine system

This chapter is mostly updated. The section still outstanding is 6.4.1.1 (oestrogens and HRT). 

06-03-02 Glucocorticoid therapy

Betamethasone
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Dexamethasone
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  • Tablets
  • Oral solution SF

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    Dexamethasone phosphate injection
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    Hydrocortisone
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  • Standard release tablets only

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    Hydrocortisone sodium succinate Solu-Cortef®
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    Methylprednisolone acetate injection Depo-Medrone®
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    Link  See chapter 10
     

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    Methylprednisolone sodium succinate injection Solu-Medrone®
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    Methylprednisolone tablets
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    In line with NICE
    Link  NICE CG186: Multiple Sclerosis in adults; management
     

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    Prednisolone
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  • Plain tablets
  • Link  UKMI Q&A: Is there any evidence to support the use of enteric coated (EC) over uncoated prednisolone tablets?
     

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    Triamcinolone Kenalog®
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    Link  See Chapter 10
     

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    Cortisone Acetate
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    Deflazacort Calcort®
    Non Formulary

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    Hydrocortisone MR Plenadren
    Non Formulary

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    Hydrocortisone sodium phosphate Efcortesol®
    Non Formulary

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    Prednisone MR
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