As A Treatment"...or sodium; Immunizations (vaccinations); Cyclosporine (Sandimmune); Blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin); Estrogen drugs, such as conjugated estrogens (Premarin) or oral contraceptives; Antacids (if taken frequently)..."
As A Treatment"...Inhalants may cause dry throat, headache, nausea, skin bruising or thinning, and an unpleasant taste..."
This is the first treatment tried to eliminate most hemangiomas. Corticosteroids do not generally affect other vascular malformations. They can be administered orally, by injection, or topically (onto the skin surface.) The method usually depends on the size and location of the hemangioma. There are side effects which are usually not permanent, and can be discussed with your doctor. Visible improvement should occur after 3-4 weeks, sometimes even faster. Treatment time depends upon the extent of the hemangioma and the response rate.
As A Treatment"...Among the drugs that may interact with corticosteroids are: Insulin and diabetes medicines; Heart medicine such as digitalis; Diuretics (water pills); Medicine containing potassium or sodium; Immunizations (vaccinations); Cyclosporine (Sandimmune); Blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin); Estrogen drugs, such as..."
medicines used to provide relief for inflamed areas of the body. They lessen swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. They are often used as part of the treatment for a number of different diseases, such as severe allergies or skin problems, asthma, or arthritis. Corticosteroids may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
As A Treatment"...They affect many body processes, including the breakdown of protein, fat, and carbohydrate; the activity of the nervous system; the balance of salt and water; and the regulation of blood pressure..."
As A Treatment"...Patients taking corticosteroids over long periods may need to follow special diets, reducing the amount of sodium or increasing the amount of protein they eat, for example..."
As A Treatment"...conditions: Before using corticosteroids, people with any of the following medical problems should make sure their physicians are aware: Osteoporosis or any other bone disease; Current or past tuberculosis; Glaucoma or cataracts; Infections of any type (virus, bacteria, fungus, amoeba); Sores in the nose or recent nose surgery (if using nasal spray forms of corticosteroids); Underactive or..."
As A Treatment"...Anyone who is taking corticosteroids and has any of the symptoms listed below should check with the physician who prescribed the medicine as soon as possible ... Hallucinations..."